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Adam Talib, "How Do You Say Epigram in Arabic?"

When: Tuesday, January 10, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM CT

Where: Harris Hall, 108/ Reception to follow , 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

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

Cost: Free

Contact: Alex Michael Hobson  

Group: Global Humanities Initiative (Buffett Institute)

Category: Lectures & Meetings


2016-17 Jean Gimbel Lane Global Humanities Scholar/artist-in-residence, Adam Talib, speaks on the problem of genre in classical Arabic literary studies. 

In his teaching and research, Talib presents an array of the topics, genres, tastes, and opinions found in the rich corpus of Arabic literature, but he is particularly interested in literary representations of difference and marginality (including time, sexuality, age, ethnicity, language, etc.) 

More events with Talib:

- January 12: Translation Salon with Adam Talib and Rebecca Johnson

- January 17: Adam Talib, "The Predatory City"

- January 23: Adam Talib, "Cute Cairo" (MENA Monday)


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