Comparative Literature Luncheon series presents Angela Naimou April 9

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Angela Naimou, associate professor of English at Clemson University, will present “Mediterranean Returns: Elegy and Forced Migration” at 12:15 p.m. on April 9 in Room 102 of the Kern Building.

Naimou's research and teaching interests include contemporary literature and culture of the U.S., Caribbean, and Middle East; theories of race, ethnicity, migration and diaspora; and the intersections of law, economy, and personhood. She is an associate editor for the journal College Literature, Johns Hopkins University Press, and serves on the editorial board of Humanity Journal, University of Pennsylvania. She also is treasurer for the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present (ASAP).

This event is a part of the Comparative Literature Luncheon lecture series, a weekly, informal lunchtime gathering of students, faculty and other members of the University community. Each week the event begins at 12:15 p.m. – coffee and light lunch fare is provided. At 12:30 p.m. there will be a presentation, by a visitor or a local speaker, on a topic related to any humanities discipline. All students, faculty, colleagues and friends are welcome. For a full list of Comparative Literature lunches, visit  This event is sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature and the Center for Global Studies.       

Last Updated April 11, 2018