Daughter of the Bedouin’s Chief : Writing Female Identity in the Land of Prohibitions
–Robert A. Jones '59 Conference Room
148 Hillcrest Road
Middlebury, VT 05753 View in Campus Map
Open to the Public
Dr. Miral Mahgoub, an Egyptian novelist and Associate Professor of Modern Arabic Literature and Middle East/Islamic Studies at the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University, will speak about her novel, The Tent (1996), a dream-like portrayal of rural Bedouin life in Egypt. Dr. Mahgoub was awarded the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature in 2010 for her novel Brooklyn Heights and was recently profiled by the New York Times: “Making the Life of a Modern Nomad into Literature” (1/4/2012).
- Sponsored by:
- Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs; Arabic; Middle East Studies and North Africa Studies; Comparative Literature