Elias Shakkour

 Elias Shakkour

Contact Information

University of Illinois
Department of Linguistics, MC-173
707 South Matthews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801

Office: 2139 Foreign Languages Building


Born on a palindromic date in the Year of the Rat

Grew up in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, went to an American school

Studied on both coasts before moving to the flatland

Studied in Germany and Spain, volunteered in the Netherlands and Honduras

Ventured to Armenia and South Africa somewhere along the way

Language aficionado (¿cómo no?) but have other interests too: Palestinian-Israeli issues, gay rights, the arts