Egyptian Professor & Fulbright Scholar Osama Medany Speaking at NMU at University Center, Huron Room

Thursday, September 04, 2014

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The first of two events this fall of the Art and Revolution in The Middle East and North Africa public lecture series. Osama Medany togive a public talk on art and revolution in Egypt.

Osama Madany is professor of English and Chair, Department of English, Faculty of Arts, Minoufiya University, Egypt. Fields ofinterest include modern and contemporary English and American poetry, American Studies, comparative literature, contemporary literarytheory, and translation studies. He is co-founder of theAmerican Studies Alumni Circleat theBinationalFulbright Commission in Cairo, Egypt and member of Selection Committee for FulbrightPre and post - Doctoral Programs in the Social Sciences Focusing on American Studies. He is director of the Quality Assurance and Accreditation Unit at the Faculty of Arts,MinoufiyaUniv., and Executive Director of Research Consultation and Languages Service Center, Faculty of Arts,MinoufiyaUniversity. He has implemented two Memorandum Agreements (Protocols) with Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon. He has been conducting the Soliya "Connect Program" to students of Menoufiya; a semester-long program integrated into university courses at over 75 universities worldwide by Soliya Inc. (an NGO with partner of the UNAlliance of Civilizations). ProfessorMadanyis recipient of three Fulbright grants, and is university consultant on curriculum development and member of several university service committees. He has published extensively on Arab and Arab-American literature, and is a professional translator at the Egyptian National Translation Center.

Sponsored by the Black Student Union, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the Department of English.

Cost

free

Venue

University Center, Huron Room
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Event Contact

Angela Rasmussen

Phone: 906-227-2129
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