The CMES Working Group on Middle East Literature in Transition: New Frontiers in the 21st Century is pleased to present
"Mahmud Qabadu: Poet of the Islamic Nahda in XIXth-century Tunisia"
Youssef Ben Ismail
"Archaeological Poetics: Archiving Ottoman History in Ahmad Shawqi’s Works"
"Badr Shakir al-Sayyab: Breaking the Backbone of Poetry"
"Ahmad Fuad Nagm: Political Poetry in the Vernacular"
"Humanizing the Other: A Reading in Mahmud Darwish’s Poems"
Presentations in English with Arabic recitations.
Contact: Elizabeth Flanagan