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We focus on the deep historical ties between the many and varied cultures, religions, literatures, and languages of the Middle East and South Asia

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The Oxford India Anthology of Modern Urdu Literature

The Oxford India Anthology of Modern Urdu Literature comprehensively and creatively surveys the field from the mid-nineteenth to late twentieth centuries. Covering 100 years of literary production, including about 90 authors and over 130 selections, and many new translations, the twin volumes cover major genres like poetry, drama, and fiction, as well as essays, autobiography, and letters.


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News & Announcements

MESALC Graduation Ceremony - Spring 2019
May 18, 2019
Arabic Teacher Suad Mohamed's Review of MESALC Screening of "10 Days" Published in Aden Alghad News
April 4, 2019
Talk by Daisy Rockwell: "Translating Women's Writing: A Manifesto in Progress"
April 2, 2019
3:30 PM in 325 Wilson Hall
Exhibition by Artist and Author Daisy Rockwell
April 1, 2019 to April 30, 2019
Mehr Farooqi Appears on TAGTV
March 4, 2019