Sunday, March 18 at 9:30 a.m.
Renowned author, journalist, and writer for television Sayed Kashua reflects about the use of humor in his works across genres. Kashua will speak about his weekly column in Israel’s newspaper Haaretz and his hit TV show Arab Labor.
Sayed Kashua is a Palestinian citizen of Israel, author, and journalist born in Tira, Israel, known for his books and journalism written in Hebrew. Kashua is the author of four novels: Dancing Arabs, Let it Be Morning, Second Person Singular, and Track Changes (2017). He is the writer and creator of the primetime Israeli TV shows Arab Labor and The Writer. Kashua is the winner of many awards, including the 2011 Israeli Bernstein Prize; given annually to the best original Hebrew language novel by an author under 50. Currently, Kashua is a Visiting Professor in the Program in Jewish Culture and Society at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
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