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Ahmad Diab: Poetic Allegory as Critique of Arab Solidarity in Darwish's "I am Joseph, Father"

May 27, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Comparative Literature and the Abbasi Program in welcoming Professor Diab for this talk.

**Check back here for final date and time. May take place on Zoom, may be postponed until next year.**

Ahmad Diab is an Assistant Professor of Arabic Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his B.A. from Damascus University, majoring in English Literature, and received an M.A. in English Literature from CUNY in addition to a Ph.D. from the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at NYU. His work has appeared in the Arab Studies Journal, the Journal of Palestine Studies, the Washington Square Review, Wasafiri, Jadaliyya, and Al-Shabaka. His current book project, provisionally titled Intimate Others, is a study of literary and artistic representations of Arabs in the Palestinian imaginary since the 1920s. Open to faculty, staff, and students.

Event Sponsor: 
Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages
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