Edward Said to speak on campus



29 January 2003 |

Professor Edward Said wll speak at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19, in Zellerbach Auditorium, on “The U.S., the Islamic World, and the Question of Palestine.” Free tickets (two per person) to this event are available to faculty, staff, and students at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 340 Stephens Hall, until Feb. 12; a staff, faculty, or student ID must be presented. The center is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Starting Feb. 12, tickets (two per person) will be available to the public, and to faculty, staff, and students, at the Zellerbach Hall ticket office.

Said, author of the groundbreaking work “Orientalism” and a professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University, is one of the most prominent literary and cultural critics in the United States. His writings about the Middle East and its relationship to the West have had a major influence on both scholarship and public opinion.


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