Translating the Afro-Asian

Sep 24, 2018, 12:00 pm1:15 pm


The Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies
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.