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Brigham Young University. Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1982-

Administrative History

The Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages (est. 1982) is an instructional unit at Brigham Young University.

The Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages was formed in 1982 in realignment of language instruction in College of Humanities, taking on programs from the earlier Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Department of Linguistics and Special Languages.

Department chairs have included Thomas F. Rogers (1982-1983), Gary S. Williams (1983-1987), Masakazu Watabe (1987-1993), Van C. Gessel (1993-1998), Dilworth B. Parkinson (1998-2003), Robert A. Russell (2003-2009), J. Scott Miller (2009-2015) and Dana Scott Bourgerie (2015- ).

Citation

Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages records, 1976-1991

BYU Organizational History Project website, via WWW, July 21, 2014 (Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages; formed in 1982 in realignment of language instruction in College of Humanities; earlier instruction provided by Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Department of Linguistics and Special Languages; chairs: Thomas F. Rogers (1982-1983), Gary S. Williams (1983-1987), Masakazu Watabe (1987-1993), Van C. Gessel (1993-1998), Dilworth B. Parkinson (1998-2003), Robert A. Russell (2003-2009), and J. Scott Miller (2009- ))

BYU Organizational History Project website, via WWW, July 9, 2020 (department chairs, J. Scott Miller (2009-2015) and Dana Scott Bourgerie (2015- ))

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Arabic at Brigham Young University : an oral history

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA SC 46
Scope and Contents Interviews by Jeffrey Foster with Kathleen Andrus, Hugh Nibley, Rey L. Baird, Daniel C. Peterson, Arnold Green, and Dilworth B. Parkinson on the history of the study of Arabic at Brigham Young University. Also includes a 22 page written report by Jeffrey Foster on the history of the study of Arabic at BYU.
Dates: 1989