Bassam Frangieh

Bassam Frangieh, Ph.D.


B.A., Damascus University, Syria; M.S., Ph.D., Georgetown University
Modern Languages and Literatures


Faculty Website
Office Hours
Monday, 1-2 p.m., Wednesday, 1-2 p.m.

(909) 607-3484

Roberts North 213

Curriculum Vitae

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Selected 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)

Selected Awards and Affiliations

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

  • Yale College Prize for Teaching Excellence, 2001