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Juan Cole comes to Chicago

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Following Sunday's performance of Spukt (pron. "spooked"), a new musical comedy by Dave Buchen about Napoleon's Middle East campaigns, Prof. Juan Cole will sit down with Chuck Mertz of WNUR's This Is Hell. Cole, a historian at the University of Michigan, is the author of Napoleon’s Egypt: Invading the Middle East. Most famously, he blogs at Informed Comment, which, in its detailed and knowledgeable coverage of the war in Iraq and the situation in the greater Middle East, has become one of the most influential news blogs on the Internet (and led to an infamous dustup that cost Cole a job at Yale). He also blogs at the more arcane Napoleon's Egypt

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