Lecture: Disciplining Islam: Spectacles of Violence in Colonial Egypt

Mohammad Salama, Assistant Professor and Arabic Program Coordinator at San Francisco State University
Thursday, February 710th
3:00 p.m. in Van Hise 382
Also available for drop-in campus interviews on February 11th
12:30–1:30 p.m. in the A.C. Jordan Room (Van Hise 1414)
On February 10th and 11th, Mohammad Salama will be on campus to interview for an Assistant Professorship in the Department of African Languages & Literature.  We would like to invite you and others with interests in Arabic literature to meet with Dr. Salama and to attend his lecture entitled “Disciplining Islam: Spectacles of Violence in Colonial Egypt,” and to drop in for his “office hours” held from 12:30–1:30 p.m. in the A.C. Jordan Room (Van Hise 1414) the following day.
Professor Salama’s main areas of research are intellectual history and theories of Modernity, with an emphasis on comparative literary, social and cultural trends in colonial and post-colonial Europe and the Middle East. His scholarly interests include modern Arabic literature, Arab cultural identity,  Arab visual culture, colonial and post-colonial thought.  We look forward to having him on campus, and to your feedback on this job candidate!
Please contact the department office or Aliko Songolo with any questions.