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Book Talk by Ibn Warraq: 'Defending the West: A Critique of Edward Said's Orientalism'

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Monday, May 19, 2008 - 9:00pm

Book Talk by Ibn Warraq: 'Defending the West: A Critique of Edward Said's Orientalism'

Ibn Warraq will be speaking about his new book in which he argues that followers of Said's thesis have used it to suppress critical scholarship on the Islamic world and its history. In addition to challenging Said's methodology, arguments, and use of history, Warraq will discuss the dangerous legacy of this highly influential work.


Sponsored by Students for an Open Society and the Department of Comparative Literature
Questions: comparativelit@stanford.edu