Hossam Abouzahr argues that Classical and Colloquial Arabic should be used and studied “side by side.”
A researcher finds that more professors are teaching Arabic literature in translation, in courses sprinkled around the world. The next step, she says, is for the teachers to learn from each other.
A new anthology looks at the stigma that attaches to women who challenge the status quo.
A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.
American University in Cairo Press weathers the post-Mubarak era, focusing on scholarly books and new Arabic writing.
Solidarité International commissioned graphic artists to tell true stories of Syrians in Lebanon in a vivid and imaginative way.
A journalist who interviewed Moroccan women and scholars of sexuality found a widening gap between private sexual practices and public attitudes.
At the notorious French refugee camp, a cartoonist brings an unusual perspective to her experience as a volunteer.
An American professor documents the stories of Syrians before and after the revolution, allowing them to speak for themselves.
A book by The Guardian’s former migration correspondent tells the personal stories of people forced into exile in Europe by civil war.