Splash Biography


Major: Near Eastern Studies

College/Employer: Cornell

Year of Graduation: 2022

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Past Classes

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H595: The Language of Caffeine: Coffee and Culture in the Arab World in Splash Spring 2019 (Apr. 27, 2019)
From the small town to the booming metropolis, the Arab world runs on caffeine. The variety, diversity, and tradition that surrounds coffee and tea consumption in the modern Middle East traces a long and storied history through the region and the world -- and in this class, you will have the chance to study and sample the tasty traditions of caffeinated culture from Morocco to Iraq. From reading your fortune into coffee grounds to describing the process of making sweet mint tea, this course is a tour of the Arabic language and the diverse cultures of the Middle East through the lens coffee and tea.

H596: Moroccan Arabic in Splash Spring 2019 (Apr. 27, 2019)
This course will introduce students to basic phrases and self-introduction skills in Moroccan Arabic through interactive games and a cultural simulation.