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Remembering Edward Said

General Programming

dateSeptember 23, 2013 timeMonday, 7:00pm EDT location Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Cinema, Columbia University
Cosponsors
  • Center for Palestine Studies
  • Department of English and Comparative Literature
  • the Middle East Institute
Headshot of Edward W. Said

On the tenth anniversary of the passing of Professor Edward Said, Columbia University hosts an event to reflect on his legacy with four speakers and film screenings. Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies, will provide the introduction. Reflections will be given by Jonathan Cole, John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University and Provost Emeritus of the University; Gauri Viswanathan, Class of 1933 Professor in the Humanities; Moustafa Bayoumi, Professor of English, Brooklyn College, CUNY; and Timothy Brennan, Professor of English and Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota.

The event will also feature film excerpts from documentaries on Edward Said.

To view a video recording of the event, please visit this link.

The event is free and open to the public. First come, first seated.

Participants
  • Rashid Khalidi Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies Columbia University
  • Jonathan Cole John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University and Provost and Dean of the Faculties, Emeritus Columbia University
  • Gauri Viswanathan Class of 1933 Professor in the Humanities Columbia University
  • Moustafa Bayoumi Professor of English Brooklyn College, The City University of New York
  • Timothy Brennan Professor of English, Cultural Studies, and Comparative Literature University of Minnesota