Darlene May

Associate Teaching Professor

Office: Wingate 401
Phone: 758-5908
Email: maydr@wfu.edu





M.A., Hispano-American Linguistics and Dialectology, Instituto Caro y Cuervo, Bogota, Colombia

M.A., Arabic Language and Literature, Indiana University, Bloomington

Ph. D., Near Eastern Languages and Literatures, Indiana University, Bloomington

Certificate in Quranic Recitation, The Quran Institute, Cairo, Egypt


“The Phonological Structure of the Syllable in Arabic,” with Dr. Salman Al-Ani. American Journal of Arabic Studies, Vol. I, 973, pp. 37-49.

Arabic Proficiency Test, for College Level, with Dr. Raji Rammuny, et al. the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, July, 1974.

“The Status of /Dhimmis/ under Islamic Law,” Muslim World League Journal, Vol. IV, No. 7 (May 1977), pp. 20-3; No. 8 (June 1977), pp.14-20; and No.10 (Aug. 1977), pp. 15-20.

“Women in Islam:  Yesterday and Today.” In Islam in the Contemporary World, edited by Cyriac K Pullapilly, Notre Dame, Indiana:  Crossroads Press, Nov. 1980.


ARB 111:  Elementary Arabic I

ARB 112:  Elementary Arabic II

ARB 153:  Intermediate Arabic

ARB 213:  Introduction to Arabic Literature

ARB 218:  Basic Arabic Conversation

REL 286:  Directed Readings in Arabic:  The Quran

FYS 100:  Egypt:  Cradle of Civilization; Center of Arab-Muslim Culture