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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

New Arabic Literature

Mon, February 28, 2011 • 3:00 PM • Texas Union, Governor's Room (3.116) (NOTE UPDATED LOCATION)

This event will be followed by a reading in Arabic from Samuel Shimon’s novel.

Samuel Shimon is editor of the London-based magazine of new Arabic writing in translation, Banipal, and of Kikah, an online magazine of Arabic literature and culture. He is the author of An Iraqi in Paris (2005), an autobiographical novel, and editor of Beirut 39: New Writing from the Arab World (2010), an anthology by the new generation of Arab writers. In his talk he will discuss new Arabic literature’s trends and markets, authors and publishers, translations and festivals.

This event will be followed by a reading in Arabic from Samuel Shimon’s novel.

 

 

 

Sponsored by: Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, the Arabic Flagship Program, the Department of English, and the Department of Comparative Literature


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