Limits and Aspirations of Arab Womanhood

Date: August 18, 2021, 19:15 - 20:50
Location: Live Zoom Webinar

Co-hosted by the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Sheikh Zayed Book Award hosted Iman Mersal as she spoke about her acclaimed book (In the Footsteps of Enayat Al-Zayyat), for which she received the 2021 Sheikh Zayed Book Award for Literature.

The literary discussion entitled “The Limits and Aspirations of Arab Womanhood” was moderated by writer and poet Mona Kareem where panelists addressed timely topics such as contemporary Arab womanhood and the role of translation in carrying words to new homes and languages.

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