Event | Contemporary Arabic Literature and Literary Translation

Date: Wednesday, 19 October 2022

Time: 16:00-18:00 (BST)

Location: Online via Zoom

Event | Contemporary Arabic Literature and Literary Translation

Join the BRISMES Outreach and Pedagogy Committee on Wednesday, 19 October for this panel discussing contemporary Arabic literature and literary translation published in the last dozen years, particularly following the onset of the ‘Arab Spring’. Distinguished international writers, translators and researchers within the Arabic literary (translation) field will discuss and reflect on recent developments as well as publishing trends and practices. Panellists will also examine some of the recently published translated Arabic literature, survey its predominant contemporary narratives and showcase their own recent award-winning novels, plays and research projects. 

Chair: Dr Hanem El-Farahaty (Associate Professor of Arabic Translation and Interpreting, University of Leeds and BRISMES Council Member)

Discussant: Dr Abdel-Wahab Khalif (Lecturer in Translation and Interpreting, Cardiff University)