“Tribal Modern”

Nicol Hall 222, Beirut campus / Frem 203, Byblos campus

The Department of Humanities is organizing a lecture entitled “Tribal Modern” conducted by Dr. Miriam Cooke.

Dr. Cooke is a professor of Arabic and Arab Cultures at Duke University. Her writings have focused on the intersection of gender and war in modern Arabic literature and on Arab women writers’ constructions of Islamic feminism. She is the author of several books that include War’s Other Voices: Women Writers on the Lebanese Civil War (1988); Opening the Gates: An Anthology of Arab Feminist Writing (1990); Blood Into Ink: South Asian and Middle Eastern Women Write War (1994); Women Claim Islam: Creating Islamic Feminism Through Literature (2001); Dissident Syria: Making Oppositional Arts Official (2007).

All are welcome to attend.