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2019

Issue . 80
P. 72
Remembrance
Kamal Boullata: A Walk through Memory
ABSTRACT

Abstract: In this celebration of the life of his friend, Kamal Boullata, Shehadeh describes his first meetings with the celebrated writer and artist. He recounts the ways in which Boullata was a driving force in her life, encouraging him to write his first book. Outlining many of Boullata’s achievements and milestones (both academic and personal), Shehadeh gives us a glimpse into how much Boullata has contributed to the Palestinian community and the rest of the world through his kindness, artistry, and scholarship.

Keywords: biography; Kamal Boullata; Palestinian art; Palestinian artist.