2017–18's Series
Lecture 19 — Jeannine
Lecture 18 — Christina
Lecture 17 — Makram
Lecture 16 — Hussam
Lecture 15 — Talal
Lecture 14 — Rachel
Lecture 13 — Maysa
Lecture 12 — Mutaz
Lecture 11 — Christina
Lecture 10 — Ahmad
Lecture 9 — Spencer
Lecture 8 — Talal
Lecture 7 — Rand
Lecture 6 — Maysa
Lecture 5 — Mutaz
Lecture 4 — Makram

2015–16's Series

2017–18's Series

11/12/18 I've uploaded all the lectures to the YouTube channel.
Please feel free to send learning material recommendations to ArabicLectureSeries@gmail.com

Speaker: Jeannine Musarsaa'

Speaker: Jeannine Musarsaa'

Speaker: Christina Keshek

Speaker: Makram Ibrahim

Speaker: Hussam Qutob

Speaker: Talal Sisalem

Speaker: Rachel Lott Williams

Speaker: Maysa Tannous

Dating and Relationships

Speaker: Mutaz Bawaneh

A Tour Around Jordan

Speaker: Christina Keshek


Education in Syria and the Current State's Influence

Speaker: Professor Ahmad Kharout


My Experiences in Studying Arabic Language & Cultures

Speaker: Professor Spencer Scoville

The Life of a Musician
Speaker: Talal Sisalem

My Mother is my Role Model
Speaker: Rand AlHusban

Qatar from the Perspective of a Palestinian
Speaker: Maysa Tannous
Maysa spoke about her experiences as a foreigner living in Qatar for 10 years.  Maysa is a Christian Palestinian studying engineering.

A Glimpse into the Daily Life of a Muslim
Speaker: Mutaz Bawaneh
Mutaz spoke about his experiences as a Muslim in Jordan.
The follow-up Q&A session can be accessed here.
Useful words:
يخلّيك تفكّر — it makes you think
بردو — also

My Story: From Egypt to Europe and America, and Joining the Mormon Church
Speaker: Makram Ibrahim
Makram talks about growing up as a Coptic Christian in Egypt, as well as moving to Europe and eventually the United States. 
The follow-up Q&A session can be accessed here.

Eating Arabic Food 101
Speaker: Laith Habahbeh
Laith talks about his favorite foods which mostly include mansaf.  He will discuss other foods.
He will discuss cultural practices and traditions related to eating.
The follow-up Q&A session can be accessed here.
Useful words:
يجرّب       try out, experiment with
يذبح        slaughter

My Life as a Jordanian Christian — أنا أردني مسيحي
Speaker: Faris Naffa
Faris talks about feeling integrated into Ammani society as a Jordanian Christian.  The celebration of Christmas is a major theme in this talk.
The follow-up Q&A session can be accessed here.

Speaker: Rand Alhusban
Rand talks about her Bedouin heritage.  Stories include her father's changing cultural identity, her grandmother's Bedouin identity, and her own thoughts about passing her heritage on to her children.
Useful words: 
التراث     heritage
غنم         sheep/goats

2015's Series

Marriage and Weddings
Speaker: Dina Budeiri

Ramadan
Speaker: Dina Budeiri

A Tour of Amman, Jordan
Speaker: Faris Naffa

Arabic Dialects
Speaker: Dina Budeiri
The follow-up Q&A session can be accessed here.

Daily Life in Palestine
Speaker: Dina Budeiri
Dina talks about life in Palestine.