Northwestern University

Oct
3
Mon 12:00 PM

MENA Monday. "Languages of the Literatures of the Maghreb"

Kilito, French and Italian

When: Monday, October 3, 2016
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  

Where: University Hall, Room 201, 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Program in Middle East and North African Studies   847.467.5314

Group: Department of French and Italian

Co-Sponsor(s):
Middle East and North African Studies

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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Description:

A conversation with Abdelfattah Kilito. Free and open to everyone. Lunch will be provided.


Sponsored by the Program in Middle East and North African Studies (MENA), the Department of French & Italian, the French Interdisciplinary Group (FIG), and the Program of African Studies

 

ABDELFATTAH KILITO is a world-renowned writer, critic, translator and scholar from
Morocco. His body of work on Arabic poetics, on A Thousand of One Nights, on authorship and perjury in the Arabic tradition as well as his own works of fiction distinguishes itself not only by its variety of genres but also by its originality of style and theme, navigating multiple literary and linguistic traditions. This first week-long visit to Northwestern has been made possible by a ,,Big Ideas,, grant from the Buffett Institute for Global Studies.

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