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Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

May Ziade’s Writings on Women’s Education Are Republished

Sayyid Mahmoud | 03 Sep 2021

Book sheds new light on the life of one of the most important Arab women writers in the first half of the 20th century.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Arab Women Comedians Get a Boost at the Edinburgh Fringe

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 27 Aug 2021

For two Arab women comedians, challenging stereotypes is part of the act—and just being onstage is breaking one barrier.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Students

Art Graduation Projects in Egypt Go On in Pandemic’s Shadow

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 19 Aug 2021

Students’ art graduation projects seek inspiration in Egypt’s heritage but also reflect the modern world and the isolation caused by Covid-19.

Libraries Literature & Translation Profiles Publishing

Alia Muhammad Baqer, Savior of Basra Library’s Books, Dies at 69

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 16 Aug 2021

As Basra’s chief librarian, Alia Muhammed Baqer rescued 30,000 books and manuscripts from being lost as British forces occupied the city in 2003.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Art as Memory Dominates Egypt’s General Exhibition

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 08 Aug 2021

The organizers say their choice of more than 350 works is meant to generate a dialogue between different generations of artists.

Literature & Translation Social Sciences Students Teaching

Changes at AUC’s Center for Translation Studies Cause Dismay

Sayyid Mahmoud | 06 Aug 2021

The center’s director reported in an email that the center was being shut down. The university insists its work will continue.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Exhibit Offers a New View of Salah Jahin, Egyptian Poet and Artist

Sayyid Mahmoud | 03 Aug 2021

Cairo’s Bayt Al-Suhaymi celebrates the famed Egyptian poet and cartoonist Salah Jahin with an exhibition of 40 previously unpublished works.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Arab British Centre Expands Its Reach With Online Events

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 30 Jul 2021

Changes forced on the London-based center by Covid-19 were a challenge, but reaching a wider audience online represents a net gain, its chairman says.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing

Art Book Series Explores What It Is to Be an Arab Artist

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 23 Jul 2021

Exhibitions at Saudi Arabia’s Misk Art Institute mark the launching of a bilingual book series that seeks to make contemporary Arab artists more widely known.

Arabic Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Bila Hudood, an Online Arabic Literature Festival, Transcends Borders

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 16 Jul 2021

The Bila Hudood festival invited people to join online discussions of contemporary Arabic literature in genres such as food writing, memoir and poetry.




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