January 28, 2020, 5:00pm
Books without Borders: An Evening with the Poet-Librarian of Gaza
Presenter: Mosab Abu Toha
Location: Annenberg 111

Join us for an evening with Mosab Abu Toha, the founder of the Edward Said Library, Gaza's only English-only library. Abu Toha is a Visiting Scholar at Harvard's Department of Comparative Literature and Visiting Librarian-in-Residence at Harvard's Houghton Library. He is also a Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Fellow at Harvard Divinity School, and an Affiliate at Harvard's Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Abu Toha will be hosting a discussion about his experiences in Gaza and with the library, and will share some of the poetry he has written. Discussion and audience Q&A is encouraged.

Middle East Center, NELC Department