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Ziadeh Lecture Series: The United States through Arab Eyes
Ziadeh Lecture Series: The United States through Arab Eyes
WhenThursday, Apr. 26, 2018, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Campus locationKane Hall (KNE)
Campus roomKane 210
Event typesAcademics, Lectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsDepartment of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization
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Nabil Matar studied English Literature at the American University of Beirut where he received his B.A. and M.A. In 1976, he completed his Ph.D. at Cambridge University on the poetry of Thomas Traherne. He taught at Jordan University and the American University of Beirut.

In 1986, Dr. Matar moved to the United States and started teaching in the Humanities Department at Florida Institute of Technology. In 2007 he moved to the English Department at the University of Minnesota where he is Presidential Professor in the President’s Interdisciplinary Initiative on Arts and Humanities and teaches in the departments of English and History, and in the Religious Studies Program.

Dr. Matar’s research in the past two decades has focused on relations between early modern Britain, Western Europe, and the Islamic Mediterranean.

THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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