Mustafa Mughazy

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Mustafa Mughazy
Professor of Arabic and Advisor of Arabic
(269) 387-2933
(269) 387-6333
818 Sprau Tower, Mail Stop 5338
Mailing address: 
Department of World Languages and Literatures
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5338 USA
  • Ph.D., Theoretical Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004
Research interests: 
  • Interface of semantics and pragmatics
  • Issues of temporal reference in Arabic
Creative interests: 
  • Developing print and online teaching materials

Dr. Mustafa Mughazy is a associate professor of Arabic and linguistics in the Department of World Languages and Literatures and an affiliated faculty member of the global and international studies program at Western Michigan University.

Mughazy is the author of "Dardasha: Introduction to Egyptian Arabic" and the editor of "Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XX," in addition to a series of articles and book chapters.

Mughazy is on the program team of the annual Kalamazoo World Languages Film Festival held every March in Brown Hall on WMU's Main Campus. This six-day competitive event is dedicated to the presentation of original creative cinema from Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese and Spanish-speaking cultures around the world, with the movie subtitles in English. The films compete for the Gold Kazoo prize.