Opinion

Arabic didn’t need Sept. 11 to be relevant

September 18, 2003 • 0
In a speech during Yale’s tercentennial celebration, the dean of Yale College remarked that crises, such as the terrorist attacks on America on Sept. 11, 2001, can make what was an arcane subject suddenly seem important. He was no doubt referring to Arabic and Islamic studies. It is sobering to think that the titular head »