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Lecture set on peace process, April 5

A lecture on "The End of the Peace Process: Oslo and After" is set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in McCosh 10.

Edward Said, University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, will be the speaker. Said writes a twice-monthly column for al-Hayat and al-Ahram newspapers and contributes regularly to newspapers in Europe and the Middle East. He served as a member of the Palestine National Council from 1977 to 1991.

Said has published 20 books, including "Orientalism" (1978), "Out of Place: A Memoir" (1999) and "Reflections on Exile and Other Essays" (2001). His books have been translated into 30 languages.

The lecture is being sponsored by the Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia.

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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