Evidence and Human Rights in a Post Truth World (1/16/2020) - A Multidisciplinary Symposium held at UCLA on January 16-17 and February 21-22, 2020. About the series: The arena of human rights documentation has never been … Continue Reading Evidence and Human Rights in a Post Truth World
Conference Paper — Bearing Witness to Securitized Subjectivities: Kwīr Arabic Digital Zines and Arrest Accounts in Morocco (Georgetown) (3/10/2019) - Panel: Rethinking the Transnational: Across Media and Beyond Area American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Meeting, Georgetown, Washington, D.C., March 7-10, 2019 Much of the … Continue Reading Conference Paper — Bearing Witness to Securitized Subjectivities: Kwīr Arabic Digital Zines and Arrest Accounts in Morocco (Georgetown)
University of New Mexico George Pearl Hall Invited Lecture — Baghdad After Curfew: Memory and the City (UNM) (11/29/2018) - Dheya al-Khalidi’s ‘Getting to Abu Nuwas Street’ Invited lecture for master’s seminar in architecture, art history, and international studies, “Literature and the City: Urban Change … Continue Reading Invited Lecture — Baghdad After Curfew: Memory and the City (UNM)
Book Illustration of Arabian Nights and Days - translation Invited Lecture — Modern Literary Appropriations of 1001 Nights (UCLA) (11/15/2018) - Naguib Mahfouz and Edgar Allan Poe Guest speaker for “One Thousand and One Nights” upper division course in Arabic and Comparative Literature at University of … Continue Reading Invited Lecture — Modern Literary Appropriations of 1001 Nights (UCLA)
Window view in Alhambra - arches and arabesque Invited Lecture — “On the land or in the poem?”: the Poetical Andalusia of Mahmoud Darwish (UCLA) (3/11/2018) - On Aḥada ʿashara kaukaban ʿalā ʾākhiri l-mashhadi l-Andalusī / [Eleven Stars over Andalusia] أحد عشر كوكبًا على آخر المشهد الأندلسي Guest speaker for “Literature of Islamic … Continue Reading Invited Lecture — “On the land or in the poem?”: the Poetical Andalusia of Mahmoud Darwish (UCLA)

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