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Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Profiles

University Press Draws New Readers for Renowned Syrian Playwright

Ursula Lindsey | 04 Apr 2019

The late Saadallah Wannous explored the meaning of human liberation, both personal and political. His work has been collected now for English speakers.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts

An Artist Claims Her Place With Sculptural Statements

Heba Elkayal | 22 Mar 2019

The Saudi conceptual artist Filwa Nazer redefines herself in works that explore inner spaces and the “skins” people don to protect them.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

The British Museum Offers a Revelatory New Look at Islam and Art

Heba Elkayal | 22 Feb 2019

The institution’s new Albukhary Foundation Gallery focuses on how Islam influenced the aesthetic designs of everyday objects across the Islamic world.

Arts & Culture Conflict Refugees Terrorism

An Encounter with a Mosul Photographer

Sarah Mills | 14 Feb 2019

Ali al-Baroodi’s photographs document an important period of time in the history of his city during the period of occupation by “Daesh”.

Arts & Culture Democracy Politics Protests

Exhibition Revisits a Revolution Whose Legacy Is Still Uncertain

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Jan 2019

An archival show at Tunisia’s Bardo National Museum chronicles the uprising that sparked the Arab Spring but failed to deliver on many of its promises.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

A Moroccan Publisher Reflects on the Struggles Independent Presses Face

Kenza Sefrioui | 10 Jan 2019

At the Frankfurt Book Fair, Kenza Sefrioui gained insights on the problems faced worldwide by small publishing houses like hers.

Arabic Arts & Culture Literature & Translation

Notable Books of 2018 From and About the Arab World

Ursula Lindsey | 11 Dec 2018

A sampling of scholarly and literary works and translations that offer new perspectives on the region.

Architecture Arts & Culture Religion Tourism

Hopeful Vision Rises from An Ancient Iraqi Site

Saad Salloum | 12 Nov 2018

A professor’s visit to a historic church makes him think about using Iraq’s rich history and religious diversity to create economic opportunity.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation

A Nuanced Account of the Arab Nahda

Ursula Lindsey | 02 Nov 2018

A new bilingual literary anthology from the Arab renaissance of more than one hundred years ago is filled with writing that still resonates today.

Academic Freedom Arts & Culture Publishing

Book Banning in Kuwait: Whatever Next?

Layla AlAmmar | 18 Sep 2018

A committee of the country’s ministry of information has the power to ban books, in an affront to the country’s democratic principles.




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