“Abu Dhabi Reads” kicks off with LIFE OF PI. Plus, Benchallal, Benegal, Shakespeare, and Strindberg.
Electra Street is a journal of the Arts and Humanities published at NYU Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Founded in part as a response to the dynamic and transformative energies that characterize Abu Dhabi as a cultural hub, Electra Street draws attention to the physical, artistic, intellectual, and expressive journeys undertaken by members [...]
PUBLISHER Cyrus R. K. Patell is Associate Dean of Humanities for NYU Abu Dhabi and Associate Professor of English at NYU New York. He recently co-edited The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of New York with Bryan Waterman. His book on the Rolling Stones’ album Some Girls was published last summer in the 33 1/3 [...]
Electra Street is divided into several sections. “Avenues” presents work of various kinds from the full range of disciplines in the arts and humanities. “Crossings” offers work that is interdisciplinary or multidisiciplinary or that defies conventional boundaries. “Progressions” presents ongoing colloquia or conversations on various topics within the arts and humanities. “On Location” takes a [...]