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The Master of Exile: Sargon Boulus (1944-2007)

The Master of Exile: A Portrait of Sargon Boulus (1944-2007) “He started roaming at the age of twenty/and never found a place to settle until the end.” Where is Sargon Boulus? The answer is not simple at all. His body has been lying for almost a decade now in a cemetery in Turlock, CA. It is said that he had wanted to be buried in Berlin, the city he loved and where he often escaped, but his wish was unfulfilled. Perhaps there is poetic irony here. The poet’s body migrates (or is forced to migrate) one last time, after his death, to his last (non)resting place. The farthest of the ...

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Palestine Media Roundup (October 22)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Palestine and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Palestine Page co-editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each roundup to Palestine@jadaliyya.com.]  The Occupation Forces New Restrictions Are Being Imposed On Palestinian Residents Of Hebron A new fence has been built which surrounds two neighborhoods in Hebron, further separating the almost two thousand Palestinian residents from the rest of the city.  Palestinian ...

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Call for Applicants: Representing Muslim Women -Muslim Women and the Media (10 November)

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New Texts Out Now: Dalia F. Fahmy and Daanish Faruqi, eds. Egypt and the Contradictions of Liberalism: Illiberal Intelligentsia and the Future of Egyptian Democracy

Dalia F. Fahmy and Daanish Faruqi (ed.), Egypt and the Contradictions of Liberalism: Illiberal Intelligentsia and the Future of Egyptian Democracy. London: Oneworld Publications, 2017. Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book? Daanish Faruqi (DF): As preface, it’s somewhat difficult to speak about personal motivations for pursuing a distinctly collaborative project; each of our contributors all came into this work with different visions in mind, so I think it best that I answer this question with the explicit caveat that I speak here on no one’s behalf but my own. My motivations in ...

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Co-Editor Noura Erakat Discusses Hamas-Fatah Unity on i24NEWS English

On 17 October 2017, Israel announced plans to build more than three-thousand new settlement units throughout the West Bank, including in Hebron as well as the establishment of a new settlement to accommodate the settlers evacuated from the Amona outpost in February 2017. This past week also marked the establishment of a unity government between Fatah and Hamas brokered by Egypt. In this segment, Jadaliyya Co-Editor Noura Erakat joins I24 to discuss these latest developments. In response to the correspondent’s suggestion that Israel is building settlements in the West Bank to protect itself ...

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Rencontre : débat à propos de la littérature irakienne actuelle avec Sinan Antoon (Paris, 19 octobre)

IISMM /EHESS Séminaire Orient-Littératures Le 19 octobre 2017 de 14h00 à 16h00 96 Boulevard Raspail, Paris 6e  Salle Lombard Rencontre – débat à propos de la littérature irakienne actuelle et de son œuvre d’écrivain avec : Sinan Antoon Lauréat du Prix du roman arabe Lagardère/IMA Professeur associé à l’Université de New York NB – Si vous venez avec votre exemplaire de son roman : SEUL LE GRENADIER, Actes Sud, 320p, 22€ l’auteur vous le dédicacerait volontiers. 

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Extensive Syria Media Roundup (October 18)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to syria@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.]              Inside Syria Director-General praises Dr Maamoun Adbulkarim’s commitment as Director General for Antiquities and Museums of Syria between 2012 and 2017 (4 October, 2017) UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova ...

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ASI/GMU Event - Media and the Afterlife of the Arab Uprisings (1 November, George Mason University)

 Media and the Afterlife  of the Arab Uprisings   1 NOVEMBER 17 @ 5:30pm | 163 RESEARCH HALL  |  GMU https://fams.gmu.edu/events/7031   Panelists: Marwan M. Kraidy, University of Pennsylvania:  "Creative Insurgency & Media Industries: Post-Revolutionary Paths" Rayya El Zein, University of Pennsylvania: "Neoliberal Orientalism" Hatim El-Hibri, George Mason University: "Speaking as the People" Respondent: Amal Amireh, George ...

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