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Israeli Writers Series: Sayed Kashua

Date: 03/07/2013

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Honeywell Auditorium Carlson School of Management

Cost: Free

Description:

Sayed Kashua is the author of three novels: Dancing Arabs, Let it Be Morning, and Second Person Singular, and winner of the Berstein Prize.  Kashua also writes a satirical weekly column in Hebrew for the Israeli newspaper Haaretz.  In a humorous, tongue-in-cheek style, Kashua addresses the problems faced by Arabs in Israel, caught between two worlds.  He is the writer and creator of the hit Israeli TV show, "Arab Labor" (Avoda Aravit), now in its third season.  In 2004 Kashua was awarded the Prime Minister's prize in Literature.  He is also the subject of the documentary Forever Scared

 

 

 

 

 

Contact:

  • Name: Laura Lechner
  • E-mail: jwst@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-624-4914
  • Sponsored by: Jewish Studies, Classical and Near Eastern Studies, the Macalester dept. of Classics, the Macalester MJO, the dept. of Middle Eastern Languages at Carleton College

More information: http://www.jwst.umn.edu

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please Laura Lechner, jwst@umn.edu, 612-624-4914.

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