Steven Salaita’s “The Free Speech Exception to Palestine” discussion at AUC is not to be missed

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 6 Feb 2024

Professor Steven Salaita
Professor Steven Salaita

 


 


American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus
Tim Sullivan Lounge
Thurs 15, 1-2pm: “The Free Speech Exception to Palestine” do not miss this fruitful discussion with Professor Steven Salaita as he discusses the repression of pro-Palestine speech and action throughout the West and beyond. Join this intriguing public discussion over light snacks. Salaita is a professor of English at the English and Comparative Literature Dept. at the School of Humanities and is the author of eight books. He received his PhD from the University of Oklahoma, USA. For more information or questions, email [email protected].


Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC)
AUC’s Tahrir Campus, Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077
Oriental Hall Sat 10, 6-8pm: “Preserving Heritage: Manuscripts, Documents and Journals” talk will discuss what was the scale of written literary production in Arabic? What were these works, and where are they to be found today? The 'Ilm Institute has been engaged in the ambitious task of preserving, archiving, and digitizing the Arabic written word. It has built an unprecedented digital database documenting almost two million manuscripts and numerous journals and periodicals in the Arabic language. In this lecture, the founder and director of 'Ilm Institute, Abdel-Aati El-Sharqawi, will present an overview of this monumental effort to preserve the Arabic literary heritage, providing examples of medieval manuscripts and more recent literary journals and periodicals.

 


* A version of this article appears in print in the 8 February, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

 

 

 

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