Steven Salaita: Searching Identities in Modern Arab American Fiction


  November 21 @3:15 pm – 5:00 pm, CHASS INTS 1113

Steven Salaita is the Edward Said Chair of American Studies at the American University of Beirut and the author of numerous books, including the pioneering studies of Arab American literature, Arab American Literary Fictions, Cultures, and Politics (2007) and Modern Arab American Fiction: A Reader’s Guide (2011).  He has also worked comparatively in indigenous and Palestinian studies and his most recent book is Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine (2016).

Talk sponsored by: the Center for Ideas and Society, the Center for California Native Nations, the Departments of Creative Writing, English and Media and Cultural Studies, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and the Middle Eastern Student Center.

Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Disabled accessible. For further information, please contact: David Lloyd,