A medical school in Beirut offers an elective that explores the ancient language’s connection to modern Lebanon.
Activists have published nearly a thousand hours of unedited footage of the Egyptian uprising on a new website.
A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.
American University in Cairo Press weathers the post-Mubarak era, focusing on scholarly books and new Arabic writing.
A movement to make the fruits of research available without charge has helped students and faculty members gain access to an increasing number of academic articles.
The Tunis International Book Fair welcomed a large crowd—and academic books were among the key attractions.
Morocco’s national book fair has a cosmopolitan feel, offering discussions, events and important new publications.
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?
The first volume of a new press provides an introduction to exceptional scholars whose work seeks to engage the public.
An American writing instructor has helped start a literary community in Qatar. But last year her own novel was banned there.