This workshop gathers experts, poets, and scholars to discuss the status of Nabati poetry in the 21st century and examine the changes that have taken place in this traditional art form over the last half century. Areas of inquiry include: the production, performance, and consumption of Nabati poetry; how the poetry has changed with technology, etatisme, urbanization, and schools; the relationship between poetry as a universal genre and Nabati poetry as a particular form; problems in archiving, translating, and representing Nabati poetry; and the utility of Nabati poetry as a repository for historical analysis.
image: Kluger Zoltan, 04/01/1934 / Government Press Office / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Simultaneous Arabic translationwill be provided
Philip Kennedy, General Editor, Library of Arabic Literature; Associate Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, NYUAD
James Toth, Special Advisor for Institute Regional Programs, NYUAD
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