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2019-2020

New Book By NYU Abu Dhabi Faculty Offers Innovative Curriculum For Teaching Modern Standard Arabic
NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Senior Lecturer of Arabic Nasser Isleem has published the third volume of his book Kalima wa Nagham A Textbook for Teaching Arabic
Web Release | February 22, 2020

When still-life gives you lemons: the significance of the citrus fruit in art and history
Art historian Mariet Westermann on the importance of lemons in 17th-century still life Dutch paintings.
The National | January 27, 2020

Photo exhibition to trace UK, UAE diplomatic relations
‘Photographs in Dialogue UAE – 1971 – UK’ to be held at Etihad Museum from March 17
Gulf News | January 26, 2020

A Brush With Fragile Bushland
Novelist Tishani Doshi on the ‘ecotastrophy’ threatening the wildlife and prehistoric landscape of Australia’s Blue Mountains
The Wall Street Journal | January 22, 2020

In South India, a Fragmented Family Turns Into an Overflowing One
Tishani Doshi’s novel sends an unhappy expat home to Tamil Nadu to start a new life with a sister she never knew she had.
The New York Times Book Review | January 22, 2020

Learning the ballads of the pearl divers: NYU Abu Dhabi introduces new course on Khaleeji music
Pearl diving songs are recognised as distinctly Khaleeji, but professor Ghazi Al Mulaifi says it is important to understand their cosmopolitan influences.
The National | January 21, 2020

Design Shows Take On the Future. And It’s Not Pretty.
Museum curators and mindful millennials seek visions of a “clean,” sustainable future. In Philadelphia, designers offer ideas to provoke.
The New York Times | January 21, 2020

'The Rise and Fall of Opec' is essential reading to understand the modern energy world and Middle East
Giuliano Garavini's book is a corrective to Western-centric accounts of the organisation, and a rare insight into international diplomacy at work.
The National | January 20, 2020

Inside Prada’s Pop-Up Private Club
Prada Mode Paris included panel discussions with leading theorists and practitioners focused on the history of facial recognition, concerns about surveillance, and how artists and creators are responding to such programs.
The New York Times | January 20, 2020

Journalist discusses humans, animals
Award-winning journalist and NYU Abu Dhabi Professor of Practice of Literature and Creative Writing Charles Siebert stressed empathy in his Tuesday talk on the interrelation between animals and humans.
Yale Daily News | January 14, 2020

How First-Year Comp Can Save the World
What if the best about composition teaching, Deborah L. Williams asks, became the pedagogical default instead of the exception?
Inside Higher Ed | January 2, 2020

What falconry can teach us about diplomacy and feminism
A new course at NYU – Abu Dhabi is using falconry to teach students about everything from art history to heritage and the role of women in society.
The National | November 28, 2019

A group of students have put Zaki Nusseibeh's private art collection on show in Abu Dhabi
The Minister of State's private collection explores regional issues and themes.
The National | December 03, 2019

NYU Abu Dhabi launches unique fellowship to help cultivate future curators
The David Webb Museum Fellowship will provide an Arabic-speaking alumni from NYU Abu Dhabi with the chance to curate exhibitions and work with scholars at the university.
The National | November 18, 2019

The first curatorial fellowship has just launched in the UAE
The partnership between The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery and David Webb New York has announced its inaugural fellow and first-of-its-kind programme in the Emirates.
Abu Dhabi Middle East | November 18, 2019

NYUAD to unveil public showcase of Dr Zaki Nusseibeh's private collection
Titled Go Back to Move Forward, this exhibition navigates the sociopolitical landscapes of the Arab world by bringing together 18 artworks through which artists reimagine reality.
Architectural Digest Middle East | November 17, 2019

Settling war crimes with music
Former child soldier Arn Chorn-Pond on transforming Cambodia's identity from killing fields to living arts.
Khaleej Times | November 08, 2019

NYU Abu Dhabi celebrates art with Open Studios 2019
New York University Abu Dhabi, NYUAD, will soon host Open Studios, the fifth annual interdisciplinary celebration of arts-themed around the concept of play.
Emirates News Agency | November 05, 2019

Sonoma stories: A postcard from Abu Dhabi
In my grade alone, 84 different nationalities are represented, writes NYUAD student Aaron Marcus-Willers.
Sonoma Index-Tribune | September 09, 2019

Playwright Abhishek Majumdar talks Kashmir and extremism
In society, the role of the artist is unambiguous: to assert the individual imagination, be curious and forge new questions — the singular power that states fear.
Gulf News Asia | September 03, 2019

Finding stories at home and around the world
Twenty-five year-old Joey Bui speaks with a slight American twang, though she assures me with a laugh that she’s been trying to shake it off by watching local TV shows to refamiliarise herself with the vernacular drawl. The Australian-Vietnamese writer is back home in Melbourne for a month in the lead-up to her debut book, Lucky Ticket
Sydney Morning Herald | August 31, 2019

This DIY Implant Lets You Stream Movies From Inside Your Leg
Biohackers inserted a device—a hard drive plus router—into their legs. They say it could improve data security, but it also raises knotty legal issues.
Wired | August 30, 2019

As Abhishek Majumdar's Djinns of Eidgah is staged at Edinburgh Fringe, a conversation with the playwright-director
Culture critic Trisha Gupta's two-part interview with playwright-director Abhishek Majumdar.
Majumdar's production of Djinns of Eidgah by the Bread Theatre and Film Company of Cambridge is currently being staged at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Firstpost. | August 19, 2019