Discussion: A talk and discussion on the current situation in Lebanon by Fawwaz Traboulsi

Mon, February 19, 2007 7:30 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Alwan for the Arts Presents

In collaboration with 16 Beaver Group

A talk and discussion on the current situation in Lebanon by Fawwaz Traboulsi Introduced by Suhail Shadoud author of Burning in the Past Tense

Monday, February 19, 2007, 7:30 PM Free and open to all

Fawwaz Traboulsi is Associate Professor of History and Politics at the Lebanese American University, Beirut-Lebanon. He has written on history, Arab politics, social movements and popular culture and translated works by Karl Marx, John Reed, Antonio Gramsci, Isaac Deutscher, John Berger, Etel Adnan, Sa`di Yusuf and Edward Said. Fawwaz Traboulsi’s writings include: On an Incurable Hope (a journal of the siege of Beirut, summer 1982, 1984) Guernica-Beirut (a Picasso mural/an Arab city in war, 1987), an anthology of the writings of Ahmad Fâris al-Shidyâq (1995), Sûrat-al-Fata bi-l-Ahmar (a memoir, 1997), Silât Bilâ Wasl (a critique of political thought in Lebanon, 1998), Wu´ûd´Adan (a Yemen diary, 2000) and an Arabic translation of Edward Said's Out of Place (2000). His latest is The stranger, the Treasure and the Miracle (2005- a critical reading of the Musical Theatre of the Rahbani Brothers and the Lebanese Diva-Fayrouz) and a translation into Arabic of Edward Said’s posthumous work Humanism and Democratic Critique (2005). His most recent book A History of Modern Lebanon was published this January by Pluto Press, London.

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