Engaging Arabia: Erin Darby and Robert Darby

Sep 19, 2014

 

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This weekend, the University of Tennessee’s Department of Religious Studies, the Arab American Club of Knoxville, and a few other groups are holding a fair on campus to celebrate Arab culture. Erin Darby teaches in the Department of Religious Studies and Robert Darby teaches in the School of Art. Each summer, the two head up an archaeological dig called ‘Ayn Gharandal in the southern desert of Jordan, near Akaba. They’ll be hosting this weekend’s festivities and they sat down with WUOT's Chrissy Keuper to talk… 

Engaging Arabia and the Arab Cultural Fair