The Life of Omar Ibn Said: A Muslim American slave[audio:https://insideislam.wisc.edu/audio/hoe111107k.mp3]
- Ala Alryyes is an associate professor of comparative literature and English at Yale University and author of A Muslim American Slave: The Arabic ‘Life’ of Omar Ibn Said. In his work, Alryyes examines Omar Ibn Said‘s autobiography, which he believes to be the only existing Arabic autobiography written by a slave in the United States. During the show, Alryyes will talk about Omar’s narrative, the story of how it came to be, and how it compares to other slave narratives.
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