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Qays Q. Majeed
Assistant Professor of Arabic

Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Phone: 727-864-7984

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Arabic العربية


Student Opportunities

Arabic ClubArabic Club
The Arabic club aims to promote awareness and understanding of the Arabic language and culture on campus through educational and social events held by student members.

Arabic Movie Night
Arabic Movie Night is a monthly event for students to explore the Arabic film industry. It is also an opportunity for students to deepen their knowledge of the diverse cultures and dialects of the Arabic speaking world.

Movie Night

Arabic Coffee Hour
Arabic coffee hour is a forum where students can get together every other week to acquire greater fluency in spoken Arabic, discuss Arab culture in a casual setting and experience Arabic cuisine.

Arabic Cooking Workshop
Learn about the exotic cuisine of North Africa and the Middle East from a verity of Arabic chefs. Each workshop focuses on a traditional dish of a certain Arabic region/country and introduces special customs and traditions of each region. The workshop is always followed by a traditional meal including traditional drinks.Arabic Cooking Workshop

Arabic Music Night
An opportunity for students to see live music performances by Arabic musicians, discover the rhythms of Arabic music, and learn about the different musical instruments.

Arabic Music Night

Arabic Conversation GroupArabic Conversation Group
A biweekly meeting with native Arabic speakers. An opportunity to practice language skills, learn about the Arab Culture and make new friends.