Monthly Archives: January 2015

That Smell

Sonallah Ibrahim’s That Smell (Tilka al-ra2i7a, 1966), was first translated into English as The Smell of It and is one of the few works of Arabic fiction therefore to have been translated twice. Ibrahim is scheduled to visit Montreal this … Continue reading

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The Search

Latifa al-Zayyat’s The Search: Personal Papers is a translation of her, 7amlat taftish: Awraq shakhsiyya. We will read it together with Sonallah Ibrahim’s That Smell. You are required to read only one of the books, but they work together well. … Continue reading

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Relevant Talk on Friday at Concordia

Title: Prisoner’s dilemna: prison-based resistance and the diffusion of activism in Palestine Speaker: Dr. Julie Norman Location: Concordia University, SGW campus, Hall Building, Room 435 Time: 12:00 noon ABSTRACT: The question of how Palestinians should engage with the Israeli legal … Continue reading

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Don’t forget about Thursday…

Our second event, conversation, is on Thursday, Jan 29th at 17:30, again in the Islamic Studies Library. Snacks…! (this time they must be finished) coffee and great conversation. Bring friends, I am bringing some of mine…(and Tameem) https://www.facebook.com/events/1515299365406523/?fref=ts

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LOCATION CHANGE for today’s conversation….!

The new location is: CSU Lounge, 7th Floor Hall Bldg. 1455 deMaisoneuve ouest

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Your Manifesto Working Groups

Below please find your manifesto working groups, there are 4-5 people in each group. We will do some discussion in groups today so you can all meet each other. But you will need to exchange information and establish a preliminary … Continue reading

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relevant article in the Daily

thanks Ralph, http://www.mcgilldaily.com/2015/01/critiquing-canon/

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