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Lecture on the 2006 Nobel Prize Winner Orhan Pamuk at AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Feb 9, 2014 11:00:00 AM

By Nour Al-Ali

By appropriating western terms and concepts about “orientalism,” Eastern authors such as Orhan Pamuk are challenging traditional lines of academic discourse, a scholar from Istanbul’s Dogus University said during a December 4, 2013 presentation.

“Orientalism has the potential to be disoriented,” Assistant Professor Esra Almas remarked in her talk, which drew an audience of about 40 people at the American University of Sharjah library.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, Education, lecture, Orhan Pamuk, Dogus University, Esra Almas, orientalism, literature

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