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MULOSIGE Reading List: Imagining Mid-Nineteenth-Century Beirut as a ‘City of the World’

By |2019-08-09T12:25:58+01:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Maghreb, Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi, Reading, Time Periods|Tags: , , , , , , |

This reading list was contributed by Dr Rita Sakr and addresses the mid-nineteenth-century cultural-geographical dynamics that constructed Beirut as a ‘city of the world’, helping us to consider how its production forms both a ‘crisis of representation’ and a ‘representation of crisis’.

Un-othering ‘trauma’ through Arabic fiction: A case study in re-defining the terms of critical thought

By |2018-05-02T13:16:01+01:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , , , |

Looking at two distinctly different types of trauma narratives written in Arabic, Under the Midmorning Sun by Ibrahim Nasrallah (2002) and B as in Beirut (1997, trans 2008) by Iman Humaydan, the paper gives short readings that disrupt two pillars of trauma theory.