Spotlight on Arabic Literature and Culture
Date: May 24, 2022, 21:00 - 22:00
For centuries, Arabic literature and culture has influenced some of the West's most revered authors and thinkers. The Sheikh Zayed Book Award hosted a panel discussion highlighting the importance of sharing Arabic literature and culture around the world called “Spotlight on Arabic Literature and Culture”
Presented by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award Tahera Qutbuddin, SZBA 2021 winner of arab culture in other languages & a professor of Arabic literature at the University of Chicago; Michael Cooperson, SZBA 2021 Translation Winner & an American author, translator, and professor of Arabic language and literature at the University of California, Los Angeles; and Dr. Muhsin J. Al-Musawi SZBA 2022 Arabic Culture in Other Languages winner and Professor of Classical and Modern Arabic Literature, Comparative and Cultural Studies, Columbia University. Moderated by Ed Nawotka, International Editor, Publishers Weekly.