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.
Better late than never: ArabLit starts a global events calendar.
If you’re among the first 15 K-12 educators to register for the group, you’ll get a free Mahfouz collection that includes “Autumn Quail”, “The Beggar”, and “The Thief and the Dogs”.
If you’re in London, Banipal will be launching issue 48, “Narrating Marrakech,” this Tuesday at the Kensington Central Library.