Thursday, March 18, 2010

Ferris Fulbrighters Foreign Lecture Series: 'Year of the Typhus: WWII in Tunisian Women's Memoirs'

BIG RAPIDS - Dr. Lamia Ben Youssef Zayzafoon will be speaking at Ferris State University as part of a free lecture hosted as part of the Ferris Fulbrighters Foreign Lecture Series.

This event is free and is open to the Ferris and Big Rapids communities. Anyone interested in this topic is urged to attend the event on Thursday March 25 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the College of Business Room 111.
The lecture is entitled: "Year of the Typhus: WWII in Tunisian Women's Memoirs."

Zayzafoon was born and raised in Tunisia, attended the Universite du Centre in Sousse, Tunisia, and in 2002 completed both her M.A. and Ph.D. at Michigan State University in its Department of English.

Anyone with questions about this event is encouraged to contact Chris Vonder Haar by e-mail at or by phone at (231) 591-2528.

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