A Lyric Critique of Violence: Mahmoud Darwish & Walter Benjamin

Jeffrey Sacks is Associate Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature and the University of California, Riverside. He is the author of Iterations of Loss: Mutilation and Aesthetic Form, al-Shidyaq to Darwish (Fordham University Press, 2015).

This event is organized by the Townsend Center Working Group on the History of Poetic Genre and co-sponsored by The Program in Critical Theory.