Celebrating Mahfouz: Film Screenings
Date: March 07, 2009 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Location: Lifetime Screening Room, 511 Dodge Hall. 2960 Broadway (campus entrance on North side of building)

Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Community Affairs by sending email to Communityaffairs@columbia.edu .
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UPPER MANHATTAN IS READING THE THIEF AND THE DOGS

March 7, 2009
12pm / FREE
Celebrating Mahfouz: Film Screenings
Lifetime Screening Room, 511 Dodge Hall - 2960 Broadway (campus entrance on North side of building)
Free Saturday screening of two films based on the writings of Naguib Mahfouz. Chasedby the Dogs (125min) at noon and Midaq Alley (140min) at 3pm.

Big Read Egypt/U.S. Community Calendar March 2009

Columbia University Libraries - Resources related to Arabic Literature and Naguib Mahfouz

Big Read Egypt/U.S. events are FREE and open to the public.

Copies of the Thief and the Dogs will be available at many Big Read events. The book is also available at local bookstores. Prior knowledge of the book is not required to attend events, although we strongly encourage all to pick up a copy of the book during the Big Read in the month of March.

Questions? Please email communityaffairs@columbia.edu or call 212-854-5301.

The Big Read Egypt/U.S. is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the U.S. Department of State, in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest, designed to deepen cultural understanding and dialogue between Egyptians and Americans through the transformative power of literature. Columbia University in the City of New York is one of four U.S. organizations selected to lead this program.

Partners and Credits

The National Endowment for the Arts

The U.S. Department of State

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Arts Midwest

Columbia University - Office of Government and Community Affairs

Department of Middle East and South Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University

Middle East Institute, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

The School of the Arts, Columbia University

The Center for Literary Translation at Columbia University

Deutsches Haus at Columbia University

The Amheida Project

The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture


 

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