The MEALAC Arabic Program
Resources for Students of Arabic
The Arabic Resource Center
Located in Prof. Ben Amor's office (601A Kent), the Center is in the making, but it already contains a collection of music, videos, maps, children's books, calligraphy materials, website addresses, information on Arabic summer programs, etc.
- Newspapers and Magazines
- Butler and Lehmann libraries have a wide selection of Arabic-language newspapers and magazines.
- Rashid Sales Company (also books, videos, tapes and CDs), Court Street, one block south of Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, (718) 852 3295.
- Universal Magazines, 1586 Broadway.
- Newsstands in New York and New Jersey (al-Hayat, al-Sharq al-Awsat, al-Ahram, etc.)
- www.sahafa.com: Download paper and magazine articles in Arabic.
- Al-Huda, 1193 Fulton Street.
- Dahesh Heritage Bookstore, 304 West 58th Street (at Columbus Circle).
- Sufi Books, 227 West Broadway (south of Canal Street), (212) 334 5212.
- TV and Radio Programs
- SCOLA (Satellite Communications for Learning) at the Media Center (116B Lewisohn) and cabled dorm rooms broadcast live and taped news from some Arab countries. Contact 116B Lewisohn for a schedule. (www.scola.org)
- Channel 62/67 (Brooklyn and Queens); 65 (new Jersey) (daily) (212) 425 8822.
- WSOU 89.5 FM; Caravan Radio Program, weekly on Sundays, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
- BBC International (also on the web), VOA (Voice of America), and short wave radio (daily).
- www.radiotunis.com, www.maroc.net are websites where you can listen to taped and live radio broadcats.
- Multi Kulti, Thompson Street and West 3rd Street
- HMV, Tower Records, Rashid Sales, Virgin Records
- World Music Institute, 49 West 27th Street, Suite 930, (212) 545 7526.
- Other areas of interest
- The Middle East Institute at Columbia
- The Kevorkian Center at NYU
- Several Arab countries have missions in the vicinity of the United Nations
- Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn
- The Brooklyn Museum
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art