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Posted On: 7 January 2022 07:00 am
Updated On: 16 January 2022 04:10 pm

Novel & Poetry in Arab American literature by Qatar National Library

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Event Details:

Location: This is an online event.
Date: 23 January 2022 - 23 January 2022
Time: 08:00 pm - 09:30 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
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To celebrate the Qatar-USA Year of Culture 2021, the Heritage Library will host the exhibition “Far from Home: Arab Immigrants in the US: Pursuing the American Dream,” which will focus on the history of Arab immigration to the United States.

In conjunction with the exhibition, this webinar will provide an interesting discussion on works by Arab American writers and those addressing Arab American themes. They are excited to host two writers who won the Arab American Book Award in 2021, which is presented annually by the Arab American National Museum.

  • Sarah M.A. Gualtieri, Arab Routes: Pathways to Syrian California
  • Helen Zughaib, Stories My Father Told Me

Dr. Matthew Stiffler, Research and Content Manager at the Arab American National Museum, will deliver the keynote speech. The webinar will be moderated by Yousef H. Al-Ansari, Information Service Librarian and a specialist in foreign print materials.

LANGUAGE: English with Arabic interpretation


  • The event will be conducted online via Zoom.
  • After the registration, they will send you a verification link to your e-mail.
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Source and image credit: Qatar National Library