Arabic Literature (in English)

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September 1

TRANSFERENCE opens submissions to poetry translated into English from Arabic (as well as from Chinese, French, Old French, German, Classical Greek, Latin, and Japanese. More here.

September 2

whosegaze2Whose Gaze Is It Anyway? (London, England)

The opening of Whose Gaze Is It Anyway?, an exhibition that looks at the history of Arab pop culture through printed matter – posters, notebooks, diaries and book covers, as well as through film and video.

There will also be showings of films based on excellent books, including Kit Kat, based on Ibrahim Aslan’s The Heron. More here.

Khan Arts (Amman, Jordan)

Opening ceremony of the Khan Arts festival in Amman, this year focusing on “Art in the Face of Neglect.” Tuesday evening will feature poetry readings, and the multi-day festival will focus on poetry and music. More on 7iber.

September 3

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