Watch & Listen:
Welcome to the Arabic Flagship Program Student Podcast page, where language is listening. Here we present student podcasts and video creations to reveal the unique details about Arabic culture including cultural identity, traditional dancing and Middle Eastern cuisine. We also showcase videos clips from student events including private concerts and our annual Arabic Talent Show.
The Language Flagship: Creating Global Professionals Video
Revealing Arabic Identity
Al-Kitaab: A Textbook for Beginning Arabic
Dancing Arabic Around Austin
All that is Arabic in Austin: Food, Markets & Sheesha Cafés
Arabic Talent Show
We invite you to view video clips of student performances from the Arabic Talent Show, hosted by The Arabic Flagship Program at the Texas Union Theatre. Current students studying Arabic presented theatrical acts—singing, dancing and skits—for an evening of entertainment.
Mohamad Abdelsalem’s Second Year Arabic Class
performing an Egyptian Folkloric Song
The Skit of "Ya Rizz" performed by Arabic student Monica Velasco
Christian Glakas serenades the audience with an Arabic acoustic performance of The Beatles’ famous song, “Here Comes the Sun”
Scott and Emily Zuniga perform "il-bint il-shalabiyye,"
a cover song by Lebanese performer May Nasr
Arabic students Greg Ebner and Tom Wright showcase a skit
titled "Who Wants to Graduate”
Middle Eastern Studies students, Adam Dean Cameron and Angie Piñeyro De Hoyos sings "Al-Dinya Foq" from Disney’s Aladdin
Karim Jabbar and Mohammad Minhat entertain the audience
with their “Lailah Majnunah” theatrical performance
Charles Joukhadar's Arabic Class sings "Asfuur,"
a song by Marcel Khalife
Zeina Halabi's Arabic Class presents a skit titled
"The Funeral of Ibn Battuta"
Charles Joukhadar's Arabic Class showing UT sprit with
"The Eyes of Texas"
The Mission of the AFP
In collaboration with The Language Flagship, the mission of The University of Texas Arabic Flagship Program (AFP) is to graduate students, through advanced language education, with Superior level proficiency in Arabic to create the next generation of global professionals.