October 16, 2015 2:00 PM - 3:20 PMHumanities Centre (HC) L1
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"The Orientalist Photograph: An Object of Comparison" by Dr. Ali Behdad. Our speaker is a John Charles Hillis Professor of English and Comparative Literature at University of California, Los Angeles, where he is also the department chair. Dr. Ali Behdad is the former president of the American Compative Literature Association (ACLA). His latest book, "Camera Orientalis: Reflections on Photography of the Middle East" (U of Chicago) is forthcoming in 2016.