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New Faculty 2020-2021

Williams College, CFLLC New Faculty, 2020

CFLLC welcomes faculty with new and visiting positions in Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. You can check out the content courses they will be offering and learn about their teaching and research interests. Olia Kim | Assistant Professor of Russian RUSS 401 (F)… Continue reading »

From Enheduanna to Dunya Mikhail: Iraqi Poetry, Exile and Translation

Dunya Mikhail (Poster)

Dunya Mikhail, celebrated Iraqi poet, will read and discuss her poetry. With irony and subversive simplicity, Mikhail addresses themes of war, exile, and loss, using forms such as reportage, fable, and lyric. Before immigrating to the States in the mid- 1990s, she worked as a Literary Editor, translator and journalist for the Baghdad Observer until being placed on Saddam Hussein’s enemies list. Mikhail speaks and writes in Arabic, Assyrian and English. Her work includes several collections of poetry: The Iraqi Nights, Diary of A Wave Outside the Sea, and The War Works Hard, and has appeared in numerous poetry journals and anthologies. Tuesday, May 5 | 5:00pm to 6:15pm Sawyer Library, Sawyer 307, Mabie Room Organized by Willams College Arabic Studies with generous sponsorship from the Lecture Committee and the Oakley Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the Center for Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and the Program in Comparative Literature. Continue reading »

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