Dr. Samia Mehrez notes, about tomorrow’s lecture by Mohammad al-Kholy, titled “To Be an International Translator,” that: “Due to the ongoing situation in Tahrir, please note that the June 26 lecture will be held at the AUC Zamalek hostel (16 Mohamed Thaqeb Street, across from Maraashly Church).
Highlights of this year’s Liverpool Arabic Arts Fest (July 6-15, 2012) include poetry by Khaled Mattawa, stand-up comedy from Maysoon Zayid, a glimpse of the new Tunisian anthology Fleeting Words discussed yesterday, a talk with Reem Abdelhadi about the history of political cartooning,… Read More ›
MARCH March 6-10 Emirates Lit Fest March 6-16 Riyadh International Book Fair March 14 “This is Jerusalem“: Poetry by Najwan Darwish and music by Basel Zayed. 8 p.m. at the Free Word Lecture Theater. March 15 Selma Dabbagh discusses her debut novel, Out of It, with… Read More ›
This list is incomplete, but I didn’t want to get too far into 2012 before launching it. Please help by bringing more events to my attention. JANUARY Jan 9 Sawiris Awards announced Jan 11 International Prize for Arabic Fiction shortlist… Read More ›
Two Cairo Lectures: ‘Orientalism after Said’ and ‘Arabia Fantasia: U.S. Literary Culture and the M.E.’
Now, what would be wrong with a nice “Taha Husayn” or “Yusuf Idris” Hall? And more on John Carlos Rowe.