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Literature & Translation

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.

Literature & Translation Publishing

Series Brings Alive Classical Arabic Texts for Young Readers

M. Lynx Qualey | 16 Oct 2020

The Library of Arabic Literature’s new Young Readers series reframes classical Arabic tales and poetry in ways that make them engaging to readers of all ages.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

Digital Archive Collects Arabic Book Covers of the 20th Century

M. Lynx Qualey | 09 Oct 2020

The Arabic Book Cover Archive project focuses on book cover designs from the 1940s to 1990s. The goal isn’t to collect pretty images but to provide the raw material for research.

Arts & Culture Language Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

‘Home’: Nine Arab Poets Explore Interior Spaces in a New Bilingual Anthology

M. Lynx Qualey | 02 Oct 2020

The dual-language volume does not aim to be completist or canonical, but it may help amend the dearth of contemporary Arabic poetry in English translation.

Academic Freedom Critical Thinking Literature & Translation Publishing

Egyptian Translation Center’s New Guidelines Could Stifle Freedom of Thought

Amr EL-Tohamy | 11 Sep 2020

The National Center for Translation was created to make knowledge from across the world accessible to Egyptians. Many see its new guidelines as a move to restrict freedom of thought.

Gender Human Rights Literature & Translation Profiles

A Stateless Poet Finds Her Home and Identity in Literature

Aisha Elgayar | 09 Sep 2020

Mona Kareem, who will teach at Princeton University this fall, employs her poetic talent to highlight the issues of Kuwait’s Bedoon population.

Arabic Gender Language Literature & Translation

Arab Women Writers Struggle to Get the Readers They Deserve

M. Lynx Qualey | 12 Aug 2020

Women who write in Arabic face a double problem: They’re translated less often than men, and when they are, their books are often wrongly characterized.




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