The Queen of Sorcerers and Thirteen Anonymous Tales on Love With Presenter Enass Khansa, Asst. Professor & Chair of Dept. of Arabic and Near Eastern Languages, American University of Beirut […]
We would like to invite you to the free-to-attend online event ‘The Enduring Legacies of the Arabian Nights: in conversation with Muhsin Al-Musawi organised by King’s College London and the Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) taking place on Wednesday 6 July at 6pm BST.
Elias Muhanna speaks with editor Paulo Lemos Horta, translator Yasmine Seale, and speculative fiction writer S. A. Chakraborty about the new translation of the 1001 Nights. Plus, a special reading by actor Marjan Neshat.
“In English we have far fewer translations of the Nights than we might imagine.”
Join “Evenings with an Author” (in person and online) to discuss a new translation of the “Arabian Nights” by award-winning poet and translator Yasmine Seale.
Join the Brooklyn Institute on Tuesday, November 23rd, as they welcome poet and translator Yasmine Seale for a wide-ranging discussion of the aesthetics, poetics, and politics of the “Arabian Nights”.
In this talk, Roxanne Douglas will sketch how contemporary Arab feminist writers draw on literary histories such as the 1001 Nights and local folklore to write in a localised version of feminist Gothic tropes.
The Comparative Literature Luncheon Lecture Series presents: “The Pillow Talk and its Outcome: Approaching the Nlghts” by Yasmine Seale (British-Syrian Writer) Yasmine Seale is a British-Syrian writer. She lives in […]
“We do not bring medieval works to light, when we read them, we are creating them anew with every interpretation. So today, my reading is one of many.”