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February 28, 2011
Time:3-4:30 p.m.
Description:Iraqi-born author and editor Samuel Shimon discusses Arabic literature's trends and markets, authors and publishers, translations and festivals. He is the author of the autobiographical novel "An Iraqi in Paris," and editor of two magazines: "Banipal," a London-based magazine of new Arabic writing in translation, and "Kikah," an online Arabic literature and culture magazine. He edited "Beirut 39: New Writing from the Arab World," an anthology of work by the new generation of Arab writers. Shimon's talk will culminate with reading from his novel in Arabic.
Location:Texas Union, Eastwoods Room
URL:More about this event...
Contact:Christopher S Rose | 512-471-3582
Sponsor:Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, Arabic Flagship Program, Department of English, and Program in Comparative Li
Admission:free and open to the public
Categories:Everyone, Lecture/talk, Politics & International, Reading
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