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Ariella Azoulay Launches Spring Semester of Middle East Studies Lecture Series

February 5, 2013

Ariella Azoulay, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Modern Culture and Media and faculty in Middle East Studies, will give a talk on Wednesday, February 6 titled "Potential History of Palestine." The lecture, at 4 P.M. in the Joukowsky Forum, will outline Azoulay's effort to develop a new model for narrating the past, using photographs and citizenship to tell a different kind of history. Right: From "Act of State 1967-2007," an exhibition curated by Azoulay in Tel Aviv that is "an attempt to outline a photographed history of the Israeli Occupation of the Palestinian Territories."