Middle Eastern Studies Lecture Series

Winter & Spring 2021 Middle Eastern Studies Virtual Lecture Series

"The series aims to introduce innovative interdisciplinary research in the area between Arabic literature and poetics, literary theory and comparative literature.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 4pm
Eloquence as Magic: Arabic Poetics and the Aesthetics of Wonder

Lara Harb, Princeton University

Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 4pm
A Poem in Arabic, not an Arabic Poem
Huda J. Fakhreddine, University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 4pm
History of the Novel in Arabic Translation
Rebecca C. Johnson, Northwestern University

Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 4pm
The Quibbler: Al-Jahiz's Equivocations
Jeannie Miller, University of Toronto

Zoom Link: https://dartmouth.zoom.us/j/94843916771?pwd=VlA5clB1bGJWMmlTdGZtTjFLMXdmdz09
Meeting ID: 948 4391 6771

Passcode: 618942

Sponsored by Middle Eastern Studies and co-sponsored by the Leslie Center, Jewish Studies and Comparative Literature.

Please e-mail Tarek El Ariss and Daniel Behar with any questions.