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Arabic Arts & Culture

Umm Kulthum: A Tribute to a Legendary Voice of Egypt

Heba Elkayal | 20 Mar 2020

The life of a singer much loved across the Arab world is told in a Western-style musical in London. Can such an adaption succeed?

Arabic Curriculum Language Teaching

The Latest in Language Confusion: Morocco Switches Back from Arabic to French

Rachel Berets | 02 Mar 2020

Morocco, which switched instruction in schools from French to Arabic in the 1980’s, is now reversing course, to the dismay of some educators. The change is intended in part to improve the performance of university students.

Arabic Data & Surveys Language Research Technology & Online Learning

Artificial Intelligence Speeds Efforts to Enhance Online Arabic Content

Eman Kamel | 28 Feb 2020

The Arabic language is seriously underrepresented online. Computer science researchers in Qatar are developing tools to change that,

Arabic Employment Language Teaching

Despite a Blue Chip Education, Unemployed and Desperate in Palestine

Asma' Jawabreh | 21 Jan 2020

After earning a bachelor’s degree at an American college campus in Jerusalem and then a master’s degree in London, a young Palestinian returns home to discover her degrees aren’t valued.

Arabic Arts & Culture Publishing

A Podcast Takes Listeners on Tours of Arabic Music

Caroline Bolster | 17 Jan 2020

Dom Tak, a pioneering podcast about Arabic popular music and history, is embarking on its second season.

Arabic Book Review Critical Thinking Publishing

Recommended Reading, 2019: Books From and About the Arab World

Ursula Lindsey | 13 Dec 2019

A sampling of works published, translated or honored in the past year illustrates the diversity of writing by Arab authors.

Arabic Language Literature & Translation Teaching

Why the Split Between Classical and Everyday Arabic Endures

Hossam Abouzahr | 23 Sep 2019

If Arabs want a true lingua franca, they must ease the rigid boundaries they’ve set up between the local dialects and the formal language.

Arabic Arts & Culture Conflict

A Form of Yemeni Poetry Thrives in Defiance of War

Edward Fox | 26 Jul 2019

At a Cairo conference this month, scholars began the process of listing a form of traditional Yemeni poetry on the Unesco register of Intangible Cultural Heritage to help make sure that it endures.

Arabic Language Publishing Technology & Online Learning

Artificial Intelligence Helps Computers Leap Forward in Reading Arabic

Edward Fox | 25 Jul 2019

New projects use artificial intelligence to read Arabic publications of all kinds, opening up the possibility that local, print-only archives could be transformed into widely-available, searchable online resources.

Arabic Arts & Culture Gender Human Rights Inequality

Finding the Words: Arab Writers on Queer and Feminist Expression

Olivia Cuthbert | 05 Jul 2019

At a London literary event, an array of Arab authors discuss the hurdles that cultures, publishers, and even the Arabic language itself can present.




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