MESA Mentoring Award

Salih J. Altoma

Indiana University

2014 Recipient

Salih J. Altoma

Salih J. Altoma

In recognition of his exceptional contributions to the education and training of others in Middle East studies; With deep appreciation for his unabated focus, even 20 years beyond retirement, on conveying and nurturing a love of Arabic literature, a passion for the subtleties of translation and translation studies, and a balletic and poetic perception of literary and visual material, among students at all levels and from all disciplines; it is an honor to recognize Salih J. Altoma, an outstanding mentor who has introduced so many to the joys of scholarship and who, through his generous sharing of knowledge, continues to encourage the careers of generations of students and colleagues.

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