U.S. Fulbright Student Conducts Research at Cairo University
An associate instructor and writer at Manhattan College will begin research at the Faculty of Modern History, Cairo University. He is Mr. Joshua Weil. Mr. Weil earned a BFA in film from Ohio State University and an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University. While at Columbia he was awarded a Jersey Fellowship. In Egypt Mr. Weil will study the suppression of the Arab slave trade, in preparation for a historical novel on the subject. He will conduct his research with Dr. Muhammed Affifi, a professor of modern history at Cairo University. The Commission extends a warm welcome to Mr. Weil!