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Bernard Lewis to speak on 'The Judaeo-Islamic Tradition,' April 30

Bernard Lewis, one of the West's leading authorities on the Arab world, will present the 25th Carolyn L. Drucker Memorial Lecture at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, in McCosh 10.

Lewis, the Cleveland Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies Emeritus at Princeton, will discuss "The Judaeo-Islamic Tradition." His books include "The Middle East: A Brief History of the Last 2,000 Years" (1996), "What Went Wrong? The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East" (2001) and "The Crisis of Islam: Holy War and Unholy Terror" (2003).

The lecture is sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Jewish Studies .

Contact: Eric Quinones (609) 258-3601

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