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    Join us on December 18, 2014, from 6:00 – 7:00 PM, at the Kinokuniya Bookstore to celebrate LAL at the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute’s first public program in Dubai, where LAL General Editor Philip F. Kennedy will be moderating a conversation on: how LAL came about, how it selects its titles, what’s … ContinuedRead More

    Posted on December 1, 2014
  • The Library of Arabic Literature is happy to announce a public discussion at the Penn Bookstore in Philadelphia, entitled “A Corpus, Not a Canon: Translating Classical Arabic for the Modern Reader,” featuring LAL Editorial Board members Shawkat Toorawa, Devin Stewart and Joseph Lowry, Managing Editor Chip Rossetti, and renowned scholar … ContinuedRead More

    Posted on November 11, 2014
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    Is the study of Arabic literature in the western academy going round in circles or moving forward? What has been the most important recent development in the field? In this reading of her inaugural lecture as Laudian Professor of Arabic and Fellow at St. John’s College, LAL Editorial Board member Julia Bray … ContinuedRead More

    Posted on August 28, 2014
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    Sean W. Anthony, assistant professor of history at the University of Oregon, brings a historian’s eye to his work editing and translating Maʿmar ibn Rāshid’s Maghāzī, or The Expeditions: An Early Biography of Muḥammad. The text explores the early life of the prophet and his community and, as Anthony says, … ContinuedRead More

    Posted on July 2, 2014