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Scholars Consider What Popular Culture Means in Egypt Today

Ursula Lindsey | 27 Jan 2020

A symposium focused on the challenges of producing, sharing and conserving popular culture in an age of heightened official oversight and lingering nostalgia for the past.

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.

Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Development

Kuwaiti Group Seeks to Nurture Creativity by Changing Mind-Sets

Aisha Elgayar | 08 Jan 2020

Nuqat, an independent foundation, encourages creative thinking to solve problems in the Arab world through education and youth skills development.

Arts & Culture Conflict Violence

Artists Respond to War as They Experienced It, at Home or on TV

Heba Elkayal | 20 Dec 2019

A landmark exhibition in New York offers multiple perspectives on how the televised invasions of Kuwait and Iraq affected contemporary art and image culture.

Arts & Culture Conflict Human Rights

Human Rights Film Festival Showcases Yemeni Stories

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Dec 2019

The Karama Festival, based in Jordan, uses cinema as a force for social change. This year it highlighted films from Yemen.

Arts & Culture Profiles

Palestinian Pianist Faraj Suleiman Finds His Voice

Caroline Bolster | 29 Nov 2019

The busy artist, now based in Paris, is achieving international notice as he hones his craft. His latest album adds something new: Singing his own songs, in his native dialect.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Minorities Research

Qataris Call for Safeguarding a Heritage That’s Slipping Away

Eman Kamel | 15 Nov 2019

Native citizens are a minority in the rapidly changing and modernizing Gulf country. A panel in Doha discussed how to preserve their “intangible cultural heritage.”

Arts & Culture Refugees Students

Documentary Traces One Syrian Student’s Success Story in Rome

Eric J. Lyman | 01 Nov 2019

The film When You Can’t Go Back follows a young migrant as he completes a master’s degree and learns the ways of a new country, still longing to see his family again.

Arts & Culture Internationalization Liberal Arts

In New York, More Eyes Turn to Middle Eastern Art

Heba Elkayal | 25 Oct 2019

The art calendar begins a new season with a number of exhibitions that reflect growing interest in Arab artists and Arab-world art themes.

Arts & Culture Conflict Gender Refugees

3 New Documentaries Turn Their Lenses on the Toll of War in the Middle East

Olivia Cuthbert | 18 Oct 2019

Recently released films give hard-hitting, inside looks into conflicts’ effects on life in Iraq, Gaza, and Aleppo.




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