Lecture: War Narratives by Arab Women

Monday, April 5, 2010 - 20:00
PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
General Women, Peace and Security
Human Rights
Western Asia

Web: http://bss.sfsu.edu/meis/upcomingevents.html

Sponsor: Middle East and Islamic Studies

Contact: MEIS, College of Ethnic Studies

E-mail: meis@sfsu.edu

Phone: (415) 405-2468

Dr. Nadine Sinno will discuss war narratives as recalled by Arab women. She is the translator of Nazik Saba Yaredb's Canceled Memories, a novel that depicts a Lebanese family seeking to maintain love and trust for each other despite the destructive and corrupting effects of war. Dr. Sinno teaches Arabic and Comparative Literature at the Middle East Institute of Georgia State University.