Conversation with Authors Translating Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq's Leg over Leg

Open to the Public


Time 6:30-8:30pm

Location Intercontinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi

Distinguished translator Humphrey Davies discusses the challenges and significance of translating into English one of the key 19th century literary works of the Arab "Nahdah" (Renaissance).

Humphrey T. Davies Two-time winner of the Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation (2006, 2010)

In conversation with

Rebecca Johnson Assistant Professor of English, Northwestern University

The Editors of The Library of Arabic Literature