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Jack Tannous Lecture: "On Samuel of Edessa, Mattai of Aleppo, and Wapha, the Aramean Philosopher, or, Syriac Literature as a 'Miserable Wreck'"

Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library)

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Prof. Jack Tannous of Princeton University will deliver a lecture entitled "On Samuel of Edessa, Mattai of Aleppo, and Wapha, the Aramean Philosopher, or, Syriac Literature as a 'Miserable Wreck.'" The lecture will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2017 at 5:00 pm in the Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library), with a reception to follow.

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Raghdaa Saber Abou-Serie Sawy

Author: Department of Classics

Raghdaa Saber Abou-Serie Sawy has joined the Program in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies for the 2017-18 academic year.  Raghdaa, an FLTA student from Cairo, Egypt will be assisting the current faculty in the classroom.

Raghdaa graduated from Ain Shams University, Egypt.  She majored in the English language.  She obtained her MA in translation and linguistics from the same university.  Raghdaa is currently working on her PhD dissertation in translation.  Her dissertation is a contrastive study of metaphor in two translations of Mostaghanemiy's novel "Memory in the Flesh" adopting Semino's and Toury's approaches.  Raghdaa was granted the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching assistant scholarship for the academic year 2017-18.…

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