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Yaron Klein

Yaron Klein

Education & Professional History

Harvard University, AM, PhD.

Tel Aviv University, BA.

At Carleton since 2009.

Highlights & Recent Activity

"Music, Rapture and Pragmatics: Ghazālī on Samāʿ and Wajd." In No Tapping around Philology: A Festschrift in Honor of Wheeler McIntosh Thackston Jr.'S 70th Birthday, edited by Alireza Korangy and Daniel J. Sheffield. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014: 215-42.

“Imagination and Music: Takhyīl and the Production of Music in al-Fārābī's Kitāb al-mūsīqī al-kabīr.” In Takhyil: the Imaginary in Classical Arabic Poetics. Volume 2: Studies, edited by Geert Jan van Gelder and Marlé Hammond. Oxford: Oxbow (E.J.W. Gibb Memorial Trust), 2008: 179-95.

“Between Public and Private: An Examination of ḥisba Literature.” Harvard Middle Eastern and Islamic Review 7 (2006): 41-62. 

As Listed on Department Faculty Pages

Middle Eastern Languages

Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday 3:30-4:30pm; and by appointment

B.A. Tel Aviv University; A.M. & Ph.D Harvard University. Research and teaching interests: classical Arabic literature (adab), music in the medieval Arab world, contemporary Arab music.

Middle Eastern Languages: Arabic

Middle East Studies

Yaron Klein (BA, Tel Aviv University; MA, PhD, Harvard University) teaches courses on Arabic language, literature, and music. His special interests are classical Arabic literature (adab), music in the medieval Arab world, and contemporary Arab music.

Profile updated December 5, 2017

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