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

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

**CANCELED. We hope to reschedule this talk in Autumn 2020.**

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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