Mar 19, 2016 6:00–8:00pm
|Organized by:||AUC Downtown
|Address:||113 Kasr El Aini St., Downtown Cairo, Egypt|
|Admission:||This Event is open to: the public|
Arabic Cultural Program
Oriental Hall, AUC Tahrir Square
Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations
The Arabic Cultural program hosts novelists Hammour Ziada and Mohamed al-Mansi Qandil to discuss representations of slavery and black and white love in their most recent works.Ziada’s The Longing of the Dervish (Dar al-Ain, 2014) was awarded the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature in 2015 and Qandil’s Black Battalion (Al-Shuruq, 2015) was long listed for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction in 2016.