On March 4 at 1:30 pm, join on Zoom to hear Claire Cooley discuss her latest research on “Sonic Labor: Female Cine-workers and the First Talkies in Cairo and Bombay.”Continue Reading

Yesterday’s Guardian carried an extraordinarily upbeat portrait of Cairo’s book world from Cairo-based Jack Shenker. And Author Hamdi abu Golayyel (of The Laborer, or, as it’s titled in English A Dog with No Tail) had the most extraordinarily upbeat quote. “Today,” he said, “innovative writing is wanted by the people.”Continue Reading