Events

Friday, January 15, 2021

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Literature As Archive

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Location: Virtual Event

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses on the study of literatures that have been shaped by histories of territorial and linguistic politics, colonialism, military domination and gross human rights violations. The initiative grapples with the constructed nature of history; reimagines American and global history from the position of suppressed voices; and examines how minoritized writers and scholars have historically innovated literary production and theory in the process of responding to systemic violence. 

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Ireland's Generation X: A Conversation between Barry McCrea and Ian Lynch (Lankum)

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Location: Webinar format, partnership with the Museum of Literature Ireland

The series Ireland's Generation X? continues, with this month's conversation one between Professor Barry McCrea, Keough Family Chair of Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame, and the musician Ian Lynch, a founder and member of the contemporary Irish folk music group Lankum

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

MFA Reading Series ft. Rebecca, Ahmad, and Austyn

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Come listen to the first MFA reading of the semester on February 10th. Readers include Rebecca Gearhart, Ahmad Aljawad, and Austyn Wohlers.

Registration for the event must take in advance of the reading.  Registration can be completed here

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Friday, February 19, 2021

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: The Language of Exile

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Location: Virtual Event

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses on the study of literatures that have been shaped by histories of territorial and linguistic politics, colonialism, military domination and gross human rights violations. The initiative grapples with the constructed nature of history; reimagines American and global history from the position of suppressed voices; and examines how minoritized writers and scholars have historically innovated literary production and theory in the process of responding to systemic violence. 

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