Thresholds of World Literature: Illiteracy in Modern Egypt

Comparative Literature Luncheon Series
Jan 23, 2017
12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
102 Kern

Dr. Michael Allan, University of Oregon

Michael Allan is an Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and David M. and Nancy L. Petrone Faculty Scholar at the University of Oregon. He recently completed his first book In the Shadow of World Literature: Sites of Reading in Colonial Egypt (Princeton 2016), and is currently writing a book on the travels of the Lumière Brothers film company across North Africa and the Middle East. Beginning in February, he will be an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Forum for Transregional Studies in Berlin and connected to CNMS at Philipps University in Marburg.

Presentation and discussion begin at 12:30. Lunch will be provided.

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