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A ‘Love Letter’ of Solidarity: Distance Theater Between Pittsburgh and Beirut

M. Lynx Qualey | 25 Jun 2021

“The Birth of Paper,” a “theater by mail” production, links two cities that share a history of vibrant art and economic struggle.

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Tunisia’s Hichem Djait Dies, Leaving a Prolific Record on the History of Islam

Ahmed El Jechtimi | 08 Jun 2021

The Tunisian thinker and writer Hichem Djait spent nearly half a century investigating Islamic history and Arab culture.

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Palestinian Art Proclaims a People’s Identity in the Conflict With Israel

Salah Bisar | 24 May 2021

An Egyptian artist and critic reviews prominent Palestinian art that focuses on Al-Aqsa Mosque as a national emblem and center of the Arab-Israeli struggle.

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Al-Jahith’s Treasury, an Iconic Library in Downtown Amman, Is Reborn

Roufan Nahhas | 07 May 2021

The iconic Al-Jahith’s Treasury has witnessed a century of history and survived a series of tragedies, including a devasting fire in 2018.

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Bringing Books Back to Mosul University Library

Olivia Cuthbert | 30 Apr 2021

Ideas Beyond Borders is donating more than 2,500 books to the library, which was among the finest in the Middle East before it was destroyed by ISIS and coalition bombing.

Arts & Culture Conflict Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

A Virtual Gallery Keeps Culture Alive in Crisis-Hit Lebanon

Samar Kadi | 23 Apr 2021

Art Design Lebanon, a digital platform and pop-up gallery, carries forward a project envisioned by a young artist before her death in the Beirut port explosion.

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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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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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‘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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