|Susan Muaddi Darraj, Associate Professor of English at Harford Community College and the author of The Inheritance of Exile, which was named Book of the Year for Short Fiction by ForeWord Magazine, will discuss "The Road Ahead for Arab Women". Susan graduated with a BA and MA in English Literature from Rutgers University, NJ, where she also taught for several years before moving to Maryland.She edited Scheherazade's Legacy: Arab and Arab American Women on Writing, which was published in the fall of 2004 by Greenwood/ Praeger Publishers. Her fiction has appeared in New York Stories, The Orchid Literary Review, Mizna, Little Patuxent Review, and elsewhere. Her articles, essays, and reviews have appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, City Paper, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Al-Jadid, Baltimore Magazine, Pages Magazine, Sojourner, Calyx, and other forums. She has also contributed book chapters on Arab feminism and Arab American literature to several anthologies and collections.