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International Education Week - Reflections of a Writer in Exile: Stories of the Arab Spring

November 20, 2019
7:00 PM
Birck Hall, Room 218
Event Details:

Come hear  Syrian writer Riad Ismat speak about his experiences during Arab Spring and life in the United States.

Riad is a Syrian playwrite, director, and short story and screen-play writer. He served as Syria's ambassador to Pakistan and Qatar, and also as Syria's Minister of Culture until he requested retirement in mid-2012 in the face of erupting violence in Syria.

He currently resides in the United States, and recently published the book, Artists, Writers and The Arab Spring (2018).

Sponsored by:
International Programs and Services, Intercultural Education, and UNICEF
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