the lesbian identity in the Arab Culture
- The Women's Rights Club at AUB invites you to attend a lecture given by
University's Professor Iman AlGhafari on the representation of the
identity in Arab Culture.
Monday 25-APR-2005 5:00 P.M.
West Hall-Room 204
The lecture will focus on the representation of lesbian identities in
written by Lebanese women writers,as well as the reasons which stand
absence of the politics of visibility in the media.
Iman Al-Ghafari is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English
and Literature at Tishreen University in Syria. In 1999, she obtained
degree from Cairo University on twentieth-century poetry and gender
She has publications on gender issues and translation studies, in
several translations of women's poetic and prose writings from English
Arabic. She attended conferences and seminars on comparative studies in
and Syria. She is also interested in film, media, cultural studies,
arts, and women's studies with a particular emphasis on 'queer' theory,
politics and lesbian issues. Currently, she is a frequent contributor
literary journals and magazines, issued by The Arab Writers' Union in