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The International Symposium on the Arab Spring Through the Eyes of Arab Novelists: Testimonies and Readings
In the grim depths of winter, the Arabic novel keeps the sun of the Tunisian Revolution shining. Although the sun of the Tunisian Revolution and the Arab Spring is still playing hide and seek, it is imperative that artists, writers, and poets find a venue to discuss the cultural and artistic sides of the revolution. On 18 and 19 January 2012, an international symposium on the “Arab Spring Through the Eyes of Arab Novelists” took center stage at the Ibn Rachiq Culture House ...Keep Reading »
Ali Znaidi lives in Redeyef, Tunisia. He was born in 1977. He graduated from the University of Sfax for the South in 2002 with a BA in Anglo-American Studies and has since been teaching English in Tunisian public secondary schools. He writes poetry and has an interest in literature, languages, and literary translation.
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