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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Discussions about gender equity are not limited to the English language; the discussion around inclusion is spreading to how other languages are taught.

Language Curricula and Gender working group promotes inclusivity in language instruction

October 9, 2023

The Buffett Institute for Global Affairs approved a grant last spring to fund the Language Curricula and Gender working group at Northwestern, which researches how conventional foreign language education...

Illustration of a Northwestern sweatshirt, an oud and a cup of tea on a wooden table.

MENA students celebrate first University-recognized Arab Heritage Month

April 27, 2023

This April, Northwestern Multicultural Student Affairs formally recognized Arab Heritage Month for the first time.  Weinberg junior Sara Ibrahim, the Middle Eastern North African Student Association...

Notebook with Arabic script in it.

‘Why not Arabic?’: MENA Languages program to launch Arabic minor in Fall Quarter

April 23, 2023

The Middle East and North African Languages program will launch an Arabic minor this upcoming Fall Quarter, the result of years of effort from students and the Arabic language faculty. The program currently...

Students scooping food out of dishes before the poetry night started.

Arab Expressions highlights Arabic poetry and music in Arab Heritage Month

April 12, 2022

After eating Arab cuisine and listening to musician Ronnie Malley play the oud on stage, Northwestern’s Middle Eastern and North African Student Association shared Arabic-based poems with each other...

A speech bubble that reads, “she, he, they” and a speech bubble that reads “ella, el, …” on a blue background.

Foreign language faculty and students discuss issues with lack of gender-affirming language

February 13, 2022

As notions of gender continue to shift beyond the binary, many Northwestern language professors are reconciling cultural differences between English and their respective language to accomodate non-binary...

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