Author Alia Malek to give reading at Denison
Posted: September 3, 2010
A look at recent American history through the eyes of Arab-Americans is the premise of “A Country Called Amreeka” by Alia Malek, who will hold a reading at 4:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 14, in Denison University’s Barney-Davis Board Room (200 West Loop). The reading is free and open to the public.
Malek, born in Baltimore to Syrian immigrants, is an attorney who has worked in Lebanon and the West Bank, as well as in the United States. “A Country Called Amreeka,” is her first book.
The reading is sponsored by the Beck Lecture Series, the Laura C. Harris Symposium, Global Studies and the Sharp Lecture Series.
CALENDAR LISTING; Denison University, Granville — Author Alia Malek reading at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 14, in Denison University’s Barney-Davis Board Room (200 West Loop). Free and open to the public. For more information visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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