West Virginia University at Parkersburg
Free presentation on Arab theatre to be presented June 10
at WVU Parkersburg
Nancy Nanney, chair of Humanities Division, 304-424-8361.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
A free presentation on Arab theatre will be given Thursday, June 10, at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
The college's Humanities Speakers Series will host Fulbright Scholar Professor Salih Mahdy Hameed, who will speak on "The Arab Theatre: Streams of Influences," with a special focus on Iraqi drama.
The 2 p.m. talk is open to the public and will be held in the college theatre, Room 1305.
Profesor Hameed received his master's in English literature from Baghdad University and also completed literary and drama studies at the University of Lancaster and the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom. He has taught English literature for 25 years at universities in Iraq, including a long and productive affiliation with the University of Babylon, where he chaired the Department of English. He has also supervised drama performances in English and publishes articles on English and Arabic literature/drama. He is presently a Fulbright Scholar in the Department of Theatre at the Ohio State University.
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