Bassam Frangieh, Ph.D.

Professor of Arabic


Modern Languages and Literatures


B.A., Damascus University, Syria; M.S., Ph.D., Georgetown University

Awards and Affiliations

Glenn R. Huntoon Award for Superior Teaching, Claremont McKenna College, 2010

Yale College Prize for Teaching Excellence, 2001

Research and Publications

Arabic for Life, A Textbook for Beginning Arabic Students. (Yale University Press, 2011)

The Crane (The American University in Cairo Press, 2008)

Anthology of Arabic Literature, Culture, and Thought from Pre-Islamic Times to the Present. (Yale University Press, 2005)

Love, Death, and Exile (Georgetown University Press, 1990, reprinted in 1992 and 2004)

Arabian Love Poems (Lynn Rienner Publishers, 1999, reprinted in 2005)

and by appointment
Monday, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.