Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Middle Eastern Literatures lecture series

Comparative Approaches to Middle Eastern Literatures
A lecture series organized by the Arabic Literature Colloquium

Monday, September 28
"Surviving Images: War, Memory and Trauma in Lebanese and Iranian Cinemas"
Kamran Rastegar

Assistant Professor of Arabic, Tufts University
Hagop Kevorkian Center Library

Monday, October 12
"A Letter Named Jīm"
Michael Beard

Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Dakota
1st Floor Great Room, 19 University Place

Friday, October 30
"A Genre Without Borders? The Arabic Ghazal and its Persian Cousin"
Dominic Parviz Brookshaw
Lecturer in Persian Studies and Iranian Literature, University of Manchester
Hagop Kevorkian Center Library

Monday, November 16
"Thou Shalt Not Translate Me"
Abdelfattah Kilito

Professor of French and Arabic Literature, Université Mohammed V, Rabat
1st Floor Great Room, 19 University Place

All events are free and open to the public.


Sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature and the Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, with funding and support from the Humanities Initiative.

Additional support provided by the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies