MARQUETTE, Mich.—Osama Medany, a professor of English at Egypt’s Minoufiya University, will discuss the role of the arts in the Arab Spring and the 2011 Egyptian uprising during a talk at Northern Michigan University. The talk will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, in the Huron Room of the University Center. It is free and open to the public.
Medany has published extensively on Arab and Arab-American literature and is a professional translator at the Egyptian National Translation Center.
This presentation is part of the “Art and Revolution in the Middle East and North Africa” mini-lecture series at NMU. The series is sponsored by NMU’s Black Student Union, College of Arts and Sciences and the departments of history, English and modern languages and literatures.
For more information call Angela Rasmussen at 227-2129.