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Writing as an Act of Liberation

Amira Silmi

Barraki / Amaury Colyr Bonnin
Interviewed by Diaa Ali
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On Silmi’s PhD dissertation on writing as liberatory action in the writings of Ghassan Kanafani and Aime Cesaire.


Amira Silmi
Amira Silmi

Professor at the Institute of Women's Studies at Birzeit University. 

Professor Silmi completed her PhD in Rhetoric from the University of California at Berkeley, with the dissertation "A Combat in a World Not for Us: Revolutionary Writing in Aimé Césaire and Ghassan Kanafani". Her research interests include anti-colonial theory, aesthetics and literature, feminist theory, among other topics.

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