Translating the World: Contemporary Poetry from Saudi Arabia


Thursday, April 22, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:30pm


Online (Zoom registration link below)

The Arabian Peninsula Studies Lecture Series presents

Moneera al-GhadeerMoneera al-Ghadeer
Senior Advisor, Ministry of Culture, Riyadh

with a reading by poet Dr. Fowziyah A. Abukhalid

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Please note: this event will begin at 12pm Eastern Daylight Time. If you live outside the US, double-check the time difference.

Moneera Al-Ghadeer is the author of Desert Voices: Bedouin Women’s Poetry in Saudi Arabia (I.B. Tauris, 2009) as well as many articles, book chapters, and translations. She received her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, and went on to become a tenured professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Additionally, she was a visiting professor of comparative literature in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University and a Shawwaf Visiting Professor at Harvard University.

Contact: Liz Flanagan