Isabella Hammad's The Parisian (1985) *SOLD OUT*

Two Tuesdays: June 18 and 25, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

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Join us for a journey into Ottoman ruled Palestine at the turn of the 20th Century; then British-Mandate Palestine after WWI and Paris, France through the life of Midhat Kamal, a dreamer and a romantic, who in 1914 leaves Nablus to study medicine in France. When he returns home to Nablus, it is under British mandate rule. The story of his life develops alongside the idea of a nation and much political change and turmoil. According to the book cover: “The Parisian explores questions of power and identity, enduring love, and the uncanny ability of the past to disrupt the present.” Two Tuesdays: June 18 and 25, 3:30-5:30 p.m. *SOLD OUT* To be added to the waitlist email

The Parisian by Isabella Hammad

· Hardcover: 576 pages

· Publisher: Grove Press (April 9, 2019)

· ISBN-13: 978-0802129437

Heba F. El-Shazli is an Egyptian-American and an avid lover and reader of literature from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. She is an assistant professor of political science at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s Master’s Degree Program at the Center for Democracy and Civil Society. Heba teaches courses on governments and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, Islam and politics, international relations, and the role of civil society and social movements in democratization. She has a Ph.D. in Government and International Affairs from Virginia Tech’s School of Public and International Affairs and a Master’s degree from Georgetown University. She was the Director of MENA programs at the Solidarity Center (2004-2011) and the Deputy MENA Regional Director at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) from 2001 until 2004. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (

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ISBN: 9780802129437
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Published: Grove Press - April 9th, 2019