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World Lit vs Post-Colonial Studies frameworks

This is an article by Magda Al Nowaihi about PostColonial frameworks for studying Arabic literature which can be interesting to think about in relation to what World Lit as a lens or method can/does accomplish that PoCo doesn’t/can’t. Al-Nowaihi 2000 … Continue reading

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Last Class Today

Bring snacks, lunch, things to share and we can have a wrap up and discussion. (Oh yes, and bring your individual analyses too!) An article I was reading that may be of interest (especially to those of you who read … Continue reading

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(from ralph) Final SPHR meeting of the semester

For those interested: https://www.facebook.com/events/1587983158150038/?fref=ts 

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film adaptation of kanafani

https://www.facebook.com/events/550999845043161/

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From Maxine…

Check it out and support her work: https://www.facebook.com/events/620462968087132/

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Radwa Ashour and Mourid Barghouti

http://arablit.org/2014/12/02/poet-mourid-barghouti-on-his-wife-novelist-radwa-ashour-1946-2014/ http://arablit.org/2014/12/01/snapshots-from-a-life-egyptian-novelist-radwa-ashour-1946-2014/ Laila shared this very interesting video with us (for people who understand Arabic)

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Week of March 16-18

This week we will start our discussion of Radwa Ashour’s Spectres and Mourid Barghouthi’s I Saw Ramallah. The previous post gives some contextualization of the lives and works of these two writers and some of their connections. Both books are … Continue reading

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