Department of Modern Languages

The University of Mississippi

Allen S. Clark, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Arabic and Director of the Intensive Arabic Program

Office: Croft 211
Phone: 662-915-5520
Email: asclark@olemiss.edu

Education:
Ph.D. in Education, The Ohio State University (2009)
M.A. in Arabic, The Ohio State University, Summa Cum Laude (2002)
B.A. in Arabic, The Ohio State University, Summa Cum Laude (1998)

Teaching and Research Interests:
Second Language Acquisition Translation

Courses Taught:
Arabic 111: Intensive Elementary Arabic I
Arabic 112: Intensive Elementary Arabic II
Arabic 211: Intensive Intermediate Arabic I
Arabic 212: Intensive Intermediate Arabic II
Arabic 311: Intensive Arabic V
Arabic 312: Intensive Arabic VI

Recent Publications:

Books

Alosh, M. and Clark, A. (forthcoming). Ahlan wa Sahlan: Letters and Sounds of the Arabic Language. 3rd edition: Yale University Press, New Haven-London.

Alosh, M., and Clark, A. (forthcoming). Ahlan wa Sahlan Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners. 3rd Edition: Yale University Press, New Haven-London.

Alosh, M., and Clark, A. (2013). Ahlan wa Sahlan: Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Intermediate Learners. II Second Edition: Yale University Press, New Haven-London, 2013.

Faiq, S. & Clark, A. (2011). Beyond Denotation in Translation in Arabic-English Translation. London: Sayyab Books.

Clark, A. (2011). The Crisis of Translation in the Western Media: A Critical Discourse Analysis of al-Qācida Communiqués. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Germany.

Alosh, M., and Clark, A. (2009). Ahlan wa Sahlan: Letters and Sounds of the Arabic Language. Yale University Press, New Haven-London.

Alosh, M., and Clark, A. (2009). Ahlan wa Sahlan Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners. Second Edition: Yale University Press, New Haven-London, 2009.

Articles and Chapters

Clark, A., & Minami, N. (2015). “Developing Communication Skills, Cultural Sensitivity and Collaboration in an Experiential Language Village Simulation.” Foreign Language Annals 48 (2).

Clark, A. (2014). “Toward a new approach in teaching Arabic: Eliminating the Invisible Borders Placed on the L2 (naḥū ‘uslūb jadīd fī taclīm al-luḡa al- carabiyya).” Conference Proceedings (p. 1-18). The International Conference on new Trends in Teaching Arabic as a Second Language (ittijāhāt ḥadīṯa fī taclīm al-carabīyya luḡa ṯānīyya). King Saud University Publications.

Clark, A. and Burkette, A. (2011). “Introduction.” Beyond Denotation in Translation into Arabic. Sayyab Books, London.

Clark, A. (2009). “Ontological Gap: Eastern Spiritualism/Western Materialism.” Forum on Public Policy.

Professional Activities:

Awards and Honors:
College of Liberal Arts Summer Research Grant, 2012, 2013, 2016

Web Resources:
Arabic Language Program at the University of Mississippi