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Literature & Translation

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Teaching

Calls for Education That Believes ‘Culture Is the Solution’

Ursula Lindsey | 23 Nov 2016

In Morocco, a meeting emphasized the need for more arts in school curriculum and for more facilities to train creative professionals.

Literature & Translation Teaching

A Conversation With One of the World’s Most Influential Arabic Teachers

Islam Alzeny | 09 Nov 2016

Students’ poor mastery of Arabic is caused by the poor instructional methods used, not the language itself, says Hanada Taha, the director of “Arabi21” project.

Literature & Translation Students

Increasing The Competitiveness of Arabic Language: Some Unusual Alternatives

Helen Abadzi | 21 Oct 2016

The challenge of Arabic script is one of the reasons behind Arab students’ disappointing performance results, the author explains.

Literature & Translation

Why Don’t Arabs Read?

Ursula Lindsey | 07 Jul 2016

Publishing statistics hint at low readership in the region, but many new ventures, large and small, seek to encourage reading.

Critical Thinking Literature & Translation

A New Perspective on the Last Days of the Prophet

Ursula Lindsey | 12 Jun 2016

A Tunisian literature scholar looks at how the circumstances surrounding the death of the Prophet Mohamed have affected Islam.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation

Cairo Book Fair: New Titles of Interest

Ursula Lindsey | 07 Feb 2016

Ursula Lindsey highlights some of the new books getting attention at the 47th edition of the Cairo Book Fair.

Arabic Arts & Culture Literature & Translation

A Dispatch From the Cairo International Book Fair

Ursula Lindsey | 02 Feb 2016

Ursula Lindsey wanders through this famous cultural event and finds a stark reflection of Egyptian contemporary life.

Academic Freedom Gender Literature & Translation Social Sciences

The Legacy of Fatema Mernissi, Moroccan Feminist and Scholar

Ursula Lindsey | 21 Jan 2016

Sociologist Fatema Mernissi published ground-breaking, wide-ranging scholarship that influenced a generation of Arab feminists.

Arabic Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

Recommended 2015 Books From and About the Arab World

Ursula Lindsey | 15 Dec 2015

Ursula Lindsey consulted scholars, critics and publishers to come up with a list of notable books by Arab authors or about the Arab world. What is your favorite book from 2015?

Arabic Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Refugees

An Arabic-Language Bookstore Devoted to Changing Stereotypes

Rasha Faek | 03 Dec 2015

Two Syrians are trying to use a bookstore to present a different image of their countrymen and spread Arab culture.




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