Habib Sarori, Yemeni novelist


Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 11:30am to 1:00pm


CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

رحلة في أعماق تجربتي في الكتابة عن اليمن، وعن الحروب الروحية

Habib SaroriSuslov's Daughter
Novelist; University Professor, INSA de Rouen

Please note: this talk will be in Arabic, and it has been moved to 11:30 am.

Habib Abdulrab Sarori (www.habibabdulrab.com) is a Yemeni computer scientist and novelist. He was born in Aden and pursued higher studies in France, obtaining a master's degree in Informatics from the University of Paris 6 in 1983, followed by a PhD from the University of Rouen in 1987. He is currently a professor in the Mathematical and Software Engineering Department, at Rouen, and INSA de Rouen, France. He has published numerous scientific papers over the last two decades. He is also the author of textbooks in computer science.

Abdulrab has also published literary works in both French and Arabic. His novel La reine étripée was published in 2000. He has also written short stories and novels in Arabic, his most recent novel being Arwa. His short story The Bird of Destruction was published in English translation in Banipal magazine, in an issue devoted to contemporary Yemeni writing.

Contact: Liz Flanagan