Sensory Detail, (Re) Writing Trauma


Date: November 13, 2021

Presenter: Sleiman El Hajj

Sleiman El Hajj is assistant professor of Creative and Journalistic Writing at the Lebanese American University. El Hajj studied creative writing at Exeter College, the University of Oxford (2014), and completed a PhD in the subject at the University of Gloucestershire in England (2013-2017). His doctoral specialism, as are his research interests, is interdisciplinary. It combines fiction, life writing, and 21st-century world literature. El Hajj’s research interests include creative nonfiction, gender studies, narrative constructions of home, queer theory, and Middle Eastern literature.