Muslim Journeys, 03/22/2022
My First and Only Love by Sahar Khalifeh; with the novel's translator Dr. Aida Bamia, Tuesday March 22, 2022, 7-9pm hybrid (MSU Main Library Green Room and Zoom). “The latest novel from renowned Palestinian writer Sahar Khalifeh, a deeply poetic account of love and resistance through a young girl’s eyes…. Set in the final days of the British Mandate, Sahar Khalifeh spins an epic tale filled with emotional urgency and political immediacy.” –Hoopoe, an imprint of AUC Press. Aida Bamia is a literary translator and professor emeritus of Arabic language and literature at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where she lives. Presented by MSU Muslim Studies Program and MSU Libraries.