Part of the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages' Lecture Series on Arabic and Comparative Literatures.
A Palestinian writer and translator of English, Arabic and Hebrew, Anton
Shammas has been affiliated with the University of Michigan since 1987,
and is currently a Professor of Middle Eastern Literature in the
Department of Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Comparative
Literatures. He is the author of three books of poems in Arabic and
Hebrew, a play in Arabic, and a novel, Arabesques, published in Hebrew in
1986. Upon its publication in English (Harper & Row, 1988), Arabesques was
chosen by the editors of The New York Times Book Review as one of the best
seven fiction works of 1988.
Admission InfoOpen to the public.