Latin America and the Arab World: Lettered Exchange
Tahia Abdel Nasser (American University of Cairo), Chair: Stephanie Fleischmann (FU Berlin)
Tahia Abdel Nasser is assistant professor of English and Comparative Literature at the American University of Cairo. Her research interests include postcolonial literature, contemporary literature, 20th and 21st-century Latin American and Arabic literatures and cultures, new forms of comparison of the cultural production of the global south and translation studies. Publications in Cairo Studies in English: Postcolonial Autobiography and Nations (2012) and "Between Exile and Elegy, Palestine and Egypt: Mourid Barghouti’s Poetry and Memoirs", Journal of Arabic Literature 45 (2014).
The lecture was organized in cooperation with the Lateinamerika-Institut (FU Berlin).