Sheikh Zayed Book Award discusses 'Translation from and to Arabic Language' in New York

Date: September 16, 2009, 09:00 - 00:00
Location: New York, USA

Sheikh Zayed Book Award held a seminar about "Translation from and to the Arabic Language" parallel to the Award’s participation in BookExpo America in New York. The event was held at the New York Public Library, one of the leading public libraries of the world and one of the United States' most significant research centers. The seminar was chaired by William Rugh, previous Ambassador of the United States to the UAE, with the participation of the seminar’s panelists; Elliott Colla, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Director of Middle East Studies at Brown University; Sa'ad Maslouh, Winner of this year’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award for Translation and Professor of Linguistics at Kuwait University; and Christopher Stone, Associate Professor of Arabic Language and Head of the Arabic Program at Hunter College. Also present were representatives of Arabic Language Studies at universities in New York, in addition to a number of scholars and intellectuals.


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