Columbia College Chicago

September 10, 2009

Cultural Studies Colloquium Series

Photo: Carmelo Esterrich2009-2010 Series - First Event

Thursday September 17th, 2009
4:00 pm
3rd Floor of the Library
624 S. Michigan Ave.

Dr. Abdelkder Sabil
Professor of English & Cultural Studies, Department of English, Faculty of Letters, Chouaib Doukkali, Eljadida, Morocco

"Cross-Cultural Discourse or the Discourse of Otherness in the Writings of Clifford Geertz, Paul Rabinow and Paul Bowles"

Abdelkader Sabil is Professeur de l'enseignement supérieur in the department of English, Faculty of Letters, University Chouaib Doukkali, Elijadida, Morocco. He completed a PhD in Cultural Studies at the University Chouaib Doukkali, as well as degrees from the Universities of Essex (UK) and Casablanca. He participates in Cultural Studies programs in the Universities of BenMsik, Casablanca and Elijadida. He is a member of the African Studies Network, Ferguson Centre of African and Asian Studies, Open University, UK. and a member of Globalization, Identity Politics and Social Conflicts Research Group, UK. His main research interests are social movements, North African and Middle Eastern Studies.

Pre-Reading Articles
James Clifford, "The Translation of Cultures" in Contemporary Literary Criticism: Literary and Cultural Studies. Eds. Robert Con Davis & Ronald Schleifer. New York: Longman, 1986.

Edward Said, "Representing the Colonized: Anthropology's Interlocutors" in Critical Inquiry. 15 (Winter 1989); 213-214. (excerpt)

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