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Fall Arts Celebration 2009: Distinguished Academic Lecturer Rashid Khalidi Rashid Khalidi, the Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University

Fall Arts Celebration 2009: Distinguished Academic Lecturer Rashid Khalidi

When
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
7:00 PM

Where
L.V. Eberhard Center, 2nd floor, 301 W. Fulton, Pew Grand Rapids Campus

Category
Fall Arts Celebration

Description
Rashid Khalidi, the Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University, presents, "The Great Powers of the Middle East: Yesterday and Today." His lecture discusses how this region has been affected by external intervention over the past century and the region's role in world events. Free admission.

A limited number of autographed copies of Khalidi's newest book, "Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and American Dominance in the Middle East," will be available for purchase in the DeVos Center University Book Store, prior to the event. For more book information, please call (616) 331-6602.

Sponsored by gifts from Virginia Gearhart and the Gearhart Family, Liesel and Hank Meijer, Larry and Elaine Shay, Peter and Judith Theune. Media sponsor: WOOD Newsradio 1300.

For information on additional Fall Arts Celebration events please call (616) 331-2180 or visit www.gvsu.edu/fallarts.