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[21 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 284 views]

The 21st edition of the Arab Federation for Libraries and Information annual reunion will be taking place in Beirut this year, from October 6th to 8th.

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[14 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 87 views]

Najwa Barakat’s Workshop ‘how to write a novel’, first of its kind in the Arab world, is being regularly covered by the press. This time, the workshop makes it as a headline on the main francophone Lebanese daily’s first page. No doubt, Barakat’s workshop is not going unnoticed. Barakat’s explicit aim is to discover young talents, help them find their own voice, and accompany them until their work is published. To some extent, Barakat is acting like a free-lance editor – with a pedagogical twist.
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[13 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 182 views]
Najwa Barakat’s Workshop ‘how to write a novel’ makes it to the headlines

Maya Ghandour wrote in the Lebanese francophone daily, L’Orient le jour, an article on the second session of Najwa Barakat’s workshop ‘Mohtaraf kayfa taktob riwaya’. Young talents from all over the Arab world, if you have a novel or other creative project, end of September 2010 is your deadline.

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[12 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 136 views]

Jabbour Douaihy, guest of the Montova literary festival met the public this morning (12.09.2010).

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[4 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 87 views]

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[10 May 2010 | No Comment | 171 views]

by André Tartar / GSAS ’10
Last July, a curious sight arose in Bint beil, a Lebanese town still halfstrewn with rubble from the Summer 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah.