Arabic Rhetoric Expert to Deliver NWU Holder Lecture

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Holder Lecture will feature an expert on Arabic rhetoric.

Dr. Maha Baddar will present the Holder Lecture, “From Athens (Via Alexandria) to Baghdad: Medieval Arabic Rhetoric As Dialogue.” The lecture will be held Thursday, April 21 at 3:30 p.m. in Callen Conference Center.

Dr. Baddar is a professor at Pima Community College. Her research interests include medieval Arabic rhetoric, translation studies, and the interaction of visual and metaphorical elements in colonial discourse. She has previously taught composition at the University of Massachusetts, the University of Rhode Island, and the University of Arizona.

Her lecture is free and open to the public.

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Dr. Maha Baddar will deliver the Holder Lecture on April 21 at 3:30 p.m.