(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
"On Being a Palestinian Arab Writer in Israel"
Sayed Kashua, visiting scholar at Univeristy of Illinois-Champaign Urbana
Sayed Kashua was born in Israel in 1975, studied sociology and philosophy at Hebrew University, and writes a regular column for "Haaretz." He is the author of "Arab Labor," a popular Israeli television show, shown on Israel Channel 2, which was awarded best show at the Jerusalem Film Festival. Kashua won the Prime Minister's Prize for Literature in Israel in 2004, and his books include "Dancing Arabs" (2002), "Let It Be Morning" (2006) and "Second Person Singular" (2010). Co-sponsored by Jewish Studies, Arabic Flagship, Global Studies, and Muslim Studies.