Governing Board

The Governing Board of the Babtain Program for Arabic Language and Literature invites speakers for the lecture series and selects the recipients for the overseas study scholarship.   

  • Wijdan

    Wijdan Alsayegh

    Lecturer-Arabic Language 3149 Thayer Bldg.

    734.647.4715 / wsayigh@umich.edu


  • Michael Bonner

    Michael Bonner

    Professor of Islamic History 4147 Thayer Bldg.

    734.647.0093 / mbonner@umich.edu


  • A. Knysh

    Alexander Knysh

    Professor of Islamic Studies

    734.615.1963 / alknysh@umich.edu


  • Shammas 2012

    Anton Shammas

    Professor of Middle Eastern Literature

    734.936.8805 / antons@umich.edu