TITLE: Ameen Rihani: The Book of Khalid
SPEAKER: Saad Albazei, Roger Allen, Hani Bawardi, James Billington , Suheil Bushrui, Antoine Chedid, Mary Jane Deeb, Todd Fine, Nathan Funk, Wail S. Hassan, Christopher Murphy, Geoffrey Nash, Muhanned Salhi, Stephen Sheehi
EVENT DATE: 03/29/2011
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 293 minutes
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The Library of Congress and the Ameen Rihani Institute presented a symposium on the 100th anniversary of the first Arab-American novel, Ameen Rihani's "The Book of Khalid."
Speaker Biography: Saad Albazei serves on the Shura Council of Saudi Arabia.
Speaker Biography: Roger Allen is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania.
Speaker Biography: Hani Bawardi is an assistant professor at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.
Speaker Biography: Dr. James H. Billington is the 13th Librarian of Congress.
Speaker Biography: Suheil Bushrui is senior research scholar at the University of Maryland.
Speaker Biography: Antoine Chedid is Ambassador of Lebanon to the United States.
Speaker Biography: Mary Jane Deeb is chief of the African and Middle Eastern Division at the Library of Congress.
Speaker Biography: Todd Fine is director of Project Khalid.
Speaker Biography: Nathan Funk is an assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo.
Speaker Biography: Wail S. Hassan is an associate Professor at the University of Illinois.
Speaker Biography: Christopher Murphy is head of the Near East Section at the Library of Congress.
Speaker Biography: Geoffrey Nash is senior lecturer at the University of Sunderland.
Speaker Biography: Muhanned Salhi is Arab world specialist in the Near East Section at the Library of Congress.
Speaker Biography: Stephen Sheehi is an associate Professor at the University of South Carolina.