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Public Art Is Finding Its Place in Qatar

Eman Kamel | 16 Apr 2021

The transition from purely decorative art to more complex works proves a learning curve for society, artists and public art institutions

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Online Book Clubs Keep Conversations on Arab Literature Alive

M. Lynx Qualey | 09 Apr 2021

The coronavirus lockdowns inspired a shift to online book clubs among groups that focus on Arab authors and their international readers.

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New ‘American’ University in Baghdad Aims to Train Future Leaders

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 05 Apr 2021

The new American University of Iraq–Baghdad brings a liberal-arts approach to higher education to the Iraqi capital.

Arts & Culture Language Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Preserving the Vanishing Heritage of East Africa’s Swahili Coast

M. Lynx Qualey | 02 Apr 2021

Traces of a culture once at the center of exchange between Islam and East Africa are in danger of disappearing. Two authors hope to change that.

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How Much Academic Freedom Should Students Have?

Jörg Matthias Determann | 01 Apr 2021

A history professor at an American university in Qatar explains how his students have free choice of media for their assignments.

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Songs of Syria: The Syria Music Map Reconnects Millions Displaced by War

Olivia Cuthbert | 26 Mar 2021

A musical and cultural heritage archive, the Syria Music Map offers displaced Syrians a chance to reconnect with their roots.

Arabic Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

‘Poetic Justice’: A Snapshot of Contemporary Moroccan Poetry

M. Lynx Qualey | 19 Mar 2021

Deborah Kapchan’s comprehensive new anthology pulls together a rich and varied tapestry of Morocco’s many poetic traditions.

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Zeana Atarbashi: Women and History Inspire an Engineer-Turned-Artist

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 12 Mar 2021

The Iraqi-Canadian artist Zeana Atarbashi draws on the heritage of her hometown, Mosul, and the life-giving power of women.

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Qatari Artist Encourages Others to Find Freedom in Their Work

Melanie Swan | 26 Feb 2021

Art was a saving presence for the multidisciplinary artist Ameera AlAji in her youth. Now she hopes to inspire a new generation of Qatari artists to find a similar freedom.

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Crime Fiction From the Maghreb: Not So Hidden After All

M. Lynx Qualey | 19 Feb 2021

Who says the genre barely exists in the region? A little detective work turns up plenty of fictional bodies in the libraries of western North Africa.




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