Sep 21,2006 00:00
Bend Weekly News Sources
This fall Moroccan professor Dr. Jamal Koubali will be teaching a two-credit class and a four-week noncredit Community Learning class, both dubbed “Accessing the Muslim World,” at Central Oregon Community College (COCC).
The credit class is offered on Monday and Wednesday evenings, October 23 to November 29. The noncredit Community Learning class will meet on Monday evenings, November 6 to 27.
Koubali, professor of English at
In these classes, Koubali will offer linguistic analyses of how the media treat subjects in the West and in the Muslim world. By analyzing newspaper editorials, cartoons, and advertisement and media images on both sides, he believes that it is possible to create and deepen cross-cultural understanding.
Koubali will also offer a community presentation at the Tower Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 16. In addition, he will also be guest lecturing in a variety of COCC and high school classes, and making presentations in partnership with the Interfaith Ministries of
Koubali worked as an assistant professor of English for 13 years and presently serves as professor of linguistics and chair of the English Department at the university in Beni Mellal in
Koubali’s visit is sponsored by the
For information about classes, call 383-7500.