The NYUAD Literature and Creative Writing Program and its members host a variety of events each year, including lectures, movie screenings, workshops and discussions. Often in collaboration with other departments, the events aim in involve the NYUAD community, and when possible, reach out to a wider Abu Dhabi community.

Academic Year 2019-2020 Events

  • January 20, 2021

    'The End of the Western Model’

    Pankaj Mishra

    Presented by NYUAD Institute, LitCW, History, Global Asia and Arab Crossroads

    Recent earthquakes, ranging from Brexit and the election of Donald Trump to the pandemic, have terminated the role the United States and its Western allies assumed after 1945 as political teachers and role models to the rest of the world. PM discusses the likely consequences of this epochal transformation.

    April 11, 2021

    Maria Dahvana Headley
    Reading and Discussion