PHONE: (313) 593-5644
DATE: March 24, 2005
Algerian poet featured in writers series
DEARBORN---Algerian writer Ahlam Mosteghanemi will read from her published
works from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 in Room 1030 of the College
of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.
The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is part of the
campus's Center for Arab American Studies writers series.
Mosteghanemi is the best-selling author of Thakerat al Jasad (Memory
in the Flesh), Fawda al-Hawass (The Chaos of the Senses) and Aber
Sarir (Passant d'un lit).
Mosteghanemi earned her doctoral degree at the University of Sorbonne
in Paris. She is the recipient of the 1996 Abur award, given by the Nour
Foundation of Cairo for the best work in Arabic by a female writer. She
also is the recipient of the 1998 Naguib Mahfuz prize by the American
University in Cairo for best fiction and the professor Georges Tarabey
prize, honoring the best literary published work in Lebanon.
For more information on Mosteghanemi's lecture, contact Berry at (313) 593-5429.
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