Bassam Frangieh

Writer, Author

1950 –

79

Who is Bassam Frangieh?

Bassam Frangieh is a scholar of contemporary Arabic literature and culture. He is best known for his pedagogical innovations in the study of the Arabic language, as well as his translations of modern Arabic poets and novelists. Frangieh also lectures on the society and culture of the Arab world. A language professor as well as a scholar and writer, Frangieh has achieved moderate fame in the American academic world of Middle Eastern Studies for his engaging educational methods. He is married to former State Department employee Aleta Wenger, who also currently works at Claremont McKenna College.

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Born
1950
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Education
  • Georgetown University
  • University of Damascus

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on July 23, 2013

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