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Nawal El Saadawi to Speak at Carleton University - Thursday, October 28
“Women, Politics and Creativity: Unveiling Arab Women”
An evening discussion with
Nawal El Saadawi
Thursday, October 28th, 1999
Alumni Theatre (Theatre A, Southam Hall)
Author, feminist, psychiatrist, professor, Nawal El Saadawi is sometimes
described as “the Simone de Beauvoir of the Arab world” .Nawal El Saadawi
has had a major influence on the lives of women globally. Her outspoken
support of political and sexual rights for women has resulted in her arrest
on more than one occasion. Her most recent book, A Daughter of Isis, was
published in 1999.
Admission is free, however donations are requested to help cover costs.
Booksigning to follow lecture.
Info: contact 232-0410 or email@example.com
Organized by: Carleton’s Middle East Discussion Group, and CEPAL
Co-Sponsored by: School of Journalism/Mass Communications, the Pauline
Jewett Institute of Women’s Studies, Department of Sociology and
Anthropology, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Department of
Political Science, Department of English Literature, Department of Law, the
Institute of Political Economy, Canadian Studies, Institute of
Interdisciplinary Studies, Dean of FASS, Equity Services/Status of Women
Office, CUSA, the GSA , the Arab Students’ Union CU, the Action Group for
Afghan Women, the Womyn’s Centre, Sociology and Anthropology Student Caucus,
the International Students’ Association, the African Students’ Association,
OPIRG-Carleton, NCCAR, and the Somali-Canadian Institute for Research and
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