Translating the Afro-Asian

Sep 24, 2018, 12:00 pm1:15 pm
Free and open to the public.



Event Description

Hala Halim is an Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Middle Eastern Studies at New York University. Her book Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism: An Archive (Fordham University Press, 2013) received an Honorable Mention for the Harry Levin Prize sponsored by American Comparative Literature Association. Clamor of the Lake, Halim’s translation of Mohamed El-Bisatie's novel Sakhab al-Buhayra, won an Egyptian State Incentive Award. In 2017, she served as guest editor of a special issue of the annual peer-reviewed bilingual (Arabic/English) Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics published by the American University in Cairo.

Light Lunch Served.

The Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies