Film, Video Exploration into Exile and Creativity: The Case of Arab-American Writers
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- Exploration into Exile and Creativity: The Case of Arab-American Writers
- Halim Barakat, professor emeritus at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University, delivered a lecture titled "Exploration Into Exile and Creativity: The Case of Arab-American Writers" in a program sponsored by the African and Middle Eastern Division.
- Event Date
- April 13, 2009
- - Halim Barakat is an Arab novelist and sociologist. He has written some 20 books and about 50 essays on society and culture in respected books and journals such as the British Journal of Sociology, the Middle East Journal, Mawakif and al-Mustaqbal al-Arabi. His publications are primarily concerned with difficulties facing modern Arab societies, such as alienation, crisis of civil society, and a need for identity, freedom and justice. He has also published six novels and a collection of short stories.
- Related Resources
- African and Middle Eastern Division: http://www.loc.gov/rr/amed/
- Running Time
- 40 minutes, 47 seconds
- Online Format
- online text
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