New York University Abu Dhabi and Banipal present:
A Celebration of Emirati Literature in English and Arabic.
December 14, 2011, 6:30-8:00 PM
Intercontinental Hotel Beach Garden, Abu Dhabi
Open to the Public
Banipal 42 - New Writing from the Emirates is a celebration of modern Emirati Literature. In the printed magazine, and online, works by 27 Emirati authors are presented and introduced in English translation.
Three poets from the issue, Adel Khozam, Khulood Al Mualla, and Ahmed Rashid Thani, together with Banipal's publisher Margaret Obank and English-language readers Alice Johnson and Frank Dullaghan give you a taste of these literary riches in English and Arabic readings.
Event Chair: Wen-chin Ouyang
This NYU-Banipal event takes place during the NYU conference on World Literature and Translation, 14-15 December, at the Intercontinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi. For more information about the conference, click here
Banipal 42 is supported by the Emirates Foundation
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