Grace M. Armstrong
Eunice M. Schenck 1907 Professor of French and Director of Middle Eastern Languages
Office: Thomas Hall 150
Instructor and Coordinator of Bi-Co Arabic Program
Office: Thomas Hall, Room 222
Manar Darwish graduated from the American University in Cairo and did her graduate work at the University of Washington in Seattle. The title of her thesis is “The Inscriptional Evidence from the Dome of the Rock and al- Aqsa Mosque: 750- 1099: An Analysis.” For the last fifteen years she has been teaching Arabic to college students. Her teaching experience includes Islamic and Gender Studies, and the Media and Culture of Middle Eastern Countries, especially Egypt. The study of the Qur’an and Classical and Modern Arabic Literature are amongst her scholarly pursuits.
Office: Thomas Hall, Room 221
Farnaz Perry received a B.A. in English Literature and a teaching diploma from the American University in Beirut and a certificate in International studies from Switzerland. Since 1988, she has been teaching English and Arabic to students of diverse nationalities and age groups. A native of Iran, she has lived in Lebanon, Europe, Indonesia, and the US. Currently she is studying for a Master’s degree in Liberal Arts at the University of Pennsylvania.