A global list of events that feature Arab or Arabic literature in some sort of translation.
Today, the Gallatin School of New York University inaugurates its “Gallatin Global Writers” series. It was to be kicked off by universally acclaimed Jordanian-British poet and novelist Amjad Nasser. Then he was refused entry by Homeland Security
The program for London’s fifth annual “Nour Festival” is now online. The events, which focus on the Middle East, take place across Kensington and Chelsea.
The fall lecture schedule for Cairo’s Center for Translation studies includes talks by translator and academic Margaret Litvin (Hamlet’s Arab Journey), award-winning playwright Laila Soliman (Egyptian Products, Whims of Freedom), and award-winning scriptwriter Mariam Naoum (Zaat, Sign al-Nisaa):
On the occasion of New Directions’ publication of the writer Sonallah Ibrahim’s amazing, acclaimed Stealth, Bidoun and ND are bringing together writers and scholars to reflect upon the situation of the Egyptian intellectual in the last year, particularly since President Mohamed Morsi’s removal from power.
Thanks to everyone who sent in events. The calendar will continue to grow throughout the month.
Major events include the Palestine Festival of Literature (through June 5) and the Liverpool Arab Arts Festival, June 7-15.
Events will be added as they are scheduled and discovered.
“Land of No Rain’s” English-language launch has been postponed.
Events will be added as they are scheduled and discovered. Please add your own by posting in the comments or emailing.
Global events calendar — of Arabic and Arab literary events — for March, 2014.
Arab- and Arabic-literature events going on around the world. Please add on below.