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Brustad, Kristen, and Lijana Elveskog (Professors, Arabic School), August 8, 1996

Identifier: MOH140

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Kristen Brustad and Lijana Elveskog, Professors of Arabic at the Arabic School. Brustad and Lijana dicusse when they started working at Middlebury; the closeness of the faculty; quality of the students; why she likes working here; lacking facilities; introducing colloquial arabic; Arabic school events and activities; study abroad; scholarships for graduate students; Arabic school enrollment; Egyptian culture; symposium of 1992; teaching techniques; standardized tests; lack of Arabic teachers; how Middlebury has affected teaching Arabic nationally; racism; Arabic school wedding.


  • August 8, 1996


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Kristen Brustad and Lijana Elveskog served as Professors of Arabic at the summer Arabic School at Middlebury College.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13aflshp1996-04

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States