A few online events coming in the next week.
A selection of online events from the coming week.
We continue our series of events listings, which appear each Saturday as long as online, open-access events remain popular.
Events coming up in the next week include a Zoom book discussion of Hassan Blasim's God99, in translation by Jonathan Wright; Michael Cooperson's talk about "Englishing al-Hariri"; and, next Saturday, "An Exploration of Experimental Translation" Workshop.
Events coming up in the next week include a talk about translating Octavia Butler's Kindred, "The History of the Arabic Book: A New Chapter;" "Hazine: A Guide to Researching the Middle East and Beyond;" and "Stories We Continue to Tell: The Many Returns of the Thousand and One Nights."
Dartmouth College's open Middle Eastern literature lecture series starts on Wednesday, January 27, with a talk by Princeton's Lara Harb.
The Brown University event is set for 12 - 1 p.m. EST on February 3, 2021. You can register to attend the webinar or follow on YouTube.
The Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) is currently inviting proposals for our 2021 festival, set to be held Friday July 16 – Sunday July 15, 2021.
Tomorrow at 4 p.m. BST, Banipal magazine and St. Aidan's College will be hosting a Zoom event to celebrate five years of the Banipal visiting writer fellowship.
This multilingual festival is set to have readings by Mona Kareem, Peter Verhelst, Salah Badis, Gioia Kayaga, Carl Norac, Els Moors, Yousef Rakha, Jardin, Bledarte Collective, Hussain Rassim and Kabylie Minogue.
"Has the personal lived experience become the only source for forging new meaning in the collapse of patriarchy?"
“We are veterans of the same war,” Ackerman writes of his Syrian translator Abed, a democracy activist, “the same disillusionment, one where high-minded democratic ideals left a wake of destruction.”