In Memoriam: Assia Djebar (1936-2015)

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    • Left to Right: Réda Bensmaïa, Professor of French Studies and Comparative Literature at Brown University; Nancy Armstrong, Gilbert, Louis, and Edward Lehrman Professor of English; and Rey Chow, Anne Firor Scott Professor of Literature.

On Thursday, September 3, Duke University Middle East Studies Center, the Novel Project, the Franklin Humanities Institute, and Asian and Middle Eastern Studies sponsored the event “In Memoriam: Assia Djebar,” known for bringing a feminist perspective to the Arabic novel.  Professor Ranjana Khanna (Duke University) was the featured speaker and Professor Bensmaia delivered the keynote.

For more information about the day's events, please see the flyer below.