Edward Said

Edward Said

Edward Wadie Said was a professor of literature at Columbia University, a public intellectual, and a founder of the academic field of postcolonial studies. A Palestinian American born in Mandatory Palestine, he was a citizen of the United States by way of his father, Wadie Saïd, a U.S. Army veteran of the First World War . Wikipedia*

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Edward Said has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 Forum. The year with the most videos was 1999 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2001 with an average of 797 views per program. Most common tags: Palestinian Authority, Arts & Literature.

Appearances by Title:c. April 26, 1988 - Present Professor, Columbia University Videos: 7

Recent Appearances

  • Future of Palestine

    Future of Palestine

    Mr. Said spoke about the future of Palestine and U.S. policy toward the Middle East. Among the topics he addressed were…

  • <em>Reflections on Exile and Other Essays</em>

    Reflections on Exile and Other Essays

    Edward Said talked about his book Reflections on Exile and Other Essays, published by Harvard University Press. This volume…

  • <em>The New Yorker</em> Book Awards

    The New Yorker Book Awards

    To mark the 75th anniversary of The New Yorker magazine, awards were presented for notable books in fiction, nonfiction,…

  • <em>Out of Place: A Memoir</em>

    Out of Place: A Memoir

    Mr. Said talked about his book, Out of Place: A Memoir, published by Knopf. He described his personal development as a…

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