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Israeli novelist to reflect on writing, Feb. 14

novelist Ronit Matalon will speak at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, in 202 Jones Hall. The title of her address is "Out of Place, Inside Time: Reflections on Place, Identity and Writing."

Matalon teaches literature at the University of Haifa and is a journalist for the daily Ha'aretz. Her critically acclaimed first novel, "The One Facing Us" (1995), is a portrait of an Egyptian Jewish family set in Cairo, Tel Aviv and Cameroon.

Sponsors of the lecture include the Department of Near Eastern Studies , the Humanities Council , the Program in Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Jewish Studies .

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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