Regards humanistes La citoyenneté nomade, réflexion éthique

sur le rôle de l'intellectuel transnational
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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The Centre for interdisciplinary research on citizenship and minorities (CIRCEM) and the Chaire de recherche sur la francophonie et les politiques publiques (CRFPP) are pleased to invite you to the last of a three lecture series La citoyenneté nomade, réflexion éthique by May Telmissany, professor at the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

Born in Cairo in 1965 and living in Canada since 1998, May Telmissany is a novelist and a professor of film studies and Arabic studies at the University of Ottawa. She received a doctorate in comparative literature and cinema from the University of Montreal in 2005. Her three novels translated from Arabic- Doniazade (1997), Heliopolis(2000) and Acapella (2012) – were published by Actes Sud. Working as a researcher, she has written The Last Hammams of Cairo (2009), Counterpoints: Edward Said’s Legacy (2010), La Hara dans le cinéma égyptien: quartier populaire et identité nationale (2010) as well as several articles published in France, the United Kingdom, the United States and in the Arabic world. 

The event will be hosted by Pierre Boyer from the Institute of Canadian and Aboriginal Studies.

A reception will follow.

We look forward to seeing you there!