Arab Existentialism, Jean Paul Sartre, and Decolonization

Yoav Di-Capua

Thursday, October 25
Olin Sang 207
Brandeis University

Yoav Di-Capua is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin, where he teaches modern Arab intellectual history. His new book, No Exit: Arab Existentialism, Jean Paul Sartre and Decolonization, was published this year by the University Press of Chicago. He is also the author of Gatekeepers of the Arab Past: Historians and History Writing in Twentieth-Century Egypt (University of California Press, 2009).

Presented by the Brandeis History department, co-sponsored by the Crown Center for Middle East Studies