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English in Post-Revolutionary Iran: From Indigenization to Internationalization
A Book Launch with Maryam Borjian
Prodf. Maryam Borjian, a Columbia University’s Teachers College alumna, is the Coordinator of the African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Language Programs in the Department of African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures (AMESALL) at Rutgers University where she also teaches courses on the politics, economics and sociology of African, Middle Eastern and South Asian languages.
Prof. Ofelia Garcia will offer remarks. She teaches in the PhD Program in Urban Education as well as Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Languages at the Graduate Center, CUNY.Cuny_LOGO
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 6:30-8:00 PM
Free & Open to the Public
A Panel about Urban Landscape’s
Beirut: The Scent and Music of its Past Architecture
Architect and Artist in NYC. He worked for major international architectural offices in NYC and Boston. Presently in private practice and teaching at PARSONS, The New School for Design. Member, American Institute of Architects.
Old Souks: Past Glories and Present Tragedy
Architect and urban planner in private practice in Beirut since 1981. She is senior Lecturer, American University of Beirut, School of Architecture. Recipient, AUB Faculty of Engineering and Architecture Distinguished Alumna Award, 2007.
DysFUNctional Beirut: Post-War Revisited
Beirut‐based architect, urban designer and part‐time faculty at the American University of Beirut, School of Architecture. His professional experience includes local, Middle Eastern and international projects, as well as several collaborative projects in the United States.
Bourj Hammoud, the Last Refuge?
Author of Zabelle, Dreams of Bread and Fire and All the Light There Was. Her next novel will focus on Bourj Hammoud.
Bourj Hammoud, Longing to Breathe
Architect and urbanist in Beirut. She is Chief of Technical and Urban Planning, Office of Bourj Hammoud Municipality. Renovated an older Bourj Hammoud structure and created Badguèr, a cultural center.
Director, MS Design and Urban Ecologies Graduate Program, PARSONS, The New School for Design. He recently co‐edited/authored the book, Urban Asymmetries: Studies and Projects on Neoliberal Urbanization.
Associate Professor of Anthropology at Fordham University, and author of Reconstructing Beirut: Memory and Space in a Postwar Arab City.Cuny_LOGO
Thursday, November 7, 2013 6:30-8:30 PM
Martin E. Segal Theatre
Free & Open to the Public
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