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Literature & Translation

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing

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.

Administration Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Young Art Executive Has a Key Role in Qatar’s Public Art Scene

Melanie Swan | 12 Feb 2021

As the Qatar Foundation’s senior art specialist, Layla Bacha manages an art portfolio that includes major public artworks and museum collections.

Arabic Language Literature & Translation

More Flexibility with Foreign Words Might Help Arabic Flourish

Isam Al-Kousa | 09 Feb 2021

Using foreign terms in Arabic does not weaken or devalue it, a scholar argues, but rather allows it to develop and keep pace with the modern world.

Arab Spring Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

10 Books, 10 Years Later: Literature After the ‘Arab Spring’

M. Lynx Qualey | 22 Jan 2021

A sampling of how writers from the Middle East and North Africa responded to the chaos and frustrations of the “Arab Spring” uprisings.

Arabic Faculty Literature & Translation Profiles Teaching

An Educator and Translator Confronts a Decline in Teaching Arabic

Amr EL-Tohamy | 18 Jan 2021

Maha Saleh believes that the fragmented nature of Arabic teaching curricula has negatively affected the language.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing Refugees

Palestinian Diaspora Literature Resurges from Obscurity

Amr EL-Tohamy | 15 Jan 2021

Publishers are showing new interest in creative poetry and fiction by young Palestinians whose works reflect the emotional and physical scars of displacement.

Arabic Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Collection Brings Pioneering Iraqi Poet to New Audiences

M. Lynx Qualey | 17 Dec 2020

Though considered “one of the most significant Arab writers of the twentieth century,” Nazik al-Mala’ika was little known in English. A new bilingual edition creates a fuller portrait of her work.

Arab Arabic Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing Social Sciences

Recommended Reading, 2020: Books From and About the Arab World

M. Lynx Qualey | 11 Dec 2020

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

Arabic Language Literature & Translation Publishing

Bahrain Translation Project Makes 50 Key Texts Available in Arabic

Feras Hamiye | 08 Dec 2020

The “Knowledge Transfer Project” is winding down, but leaders hope other initiatives will continue its efforts to improve knowledge-sharing in the Arab world.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus Literature & Translation Publishing

Sharjah Book Fair Brings Back In-Person Events

M. Lynx Qualey | 30 Oct 2020

The opportunities for personal encounters that book fairs typically provide have been missing since the coronavirus shutdowns began last spring. That’s about to change.




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