Remembering Edward Said

Sunday, September 22, 2013  7:00pm Roone Arledge Cinema, Lerner Hall

Sponsors

Center for Palestine Studies

Department of English and Comparative Literature

Heyman Center for the Humanities

the Middle East Institute

On the tenth anniversary of the passing of Professor Edward Said, Columbia University hosts an event to reflect on his legacy with four speakers and film screenings. Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies, will provide the introduction. Reflections will be given by Jonathan Cole, John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University and Provost Emeritus of the University; Gauri Viswanathan, Class of 1933 Professor in the Humanities; Moustafa Bayoumi, Professor of English, Brooklyn College, CUNY; and Timothy Brennan, Professor of English and Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota.

The event will also feature film excerpts from documentaries on Edward Said. 

To view a video recording of the event, please visit this link.

The event is free and open to the public. First come, first seated.

Participants

  • Rashid Khalidi

    Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies

    Columbia University

  • Jonathan Cole

    John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University and Provost and Dean of the Faculties, Emeritus

    Columbia University

  • Gauri Viswanathan

    Class of 1933 Professor in the Humanities

    Columbia University

  • Moustafa Bayoumi

    Professor of English

    Brooklyn College, The City University of New York

  • Timothy Brennan

    Professor of English, Cultural Studies, and Comparative Literature

    University of Minnesota

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