Adult event
Women Crossing Borders: Shereen Abouelnaga, Huzama Habayeb & Fadi Zaghmout

Women Crossing Borders: Shereen Abouelnaga, Huzama Habayeb & Fadi Zaghmout

Date/Time: Saturday 2 March, 6pm-7pm

Venue: Al Ras 1, InterContinental, DFC

Language: Arabic, English

Session No. 38 

What is the nature of boundaries that women in novels have to contend with? How do these boundaries reflect the real world? Who sets boundaries? And is there a big difference between boundaries facing men and women? What is the difference between boundaries imposed on men and those imposed on women in the contemporary narrative experiment?

Dr Shereen Abouelnaga is an Egyptian author, literary critic and professor at Cairo University - Egypt.

Huzama Habayeb is a Palestinian novelist and winner of the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature 2017 for her novel “Velvet”.

Fadi Zaghmout is a Jordanian author who started writing in 2006, motivated by desire to achieve social justice and challenge narrow gender roles.

Language: Arabic with English translation

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