Literature and Creative Writing

 

Weird History: Headspace 1.0

In 2013, four NYUAD students began interviewing their classmates about their experiences in Abu Dhabi. As the starting point for the interviews, they used seven questions: Why are you scared? Why do you feel repressed? Why do you feel liberated? Why do you regret...

Place, Language, and Literature

Part Two of a Conversation with the Judges for the 2015 Man Book International Prize [Editor’s Note: The Man Booker International Prize is a literary award given every two years to a living author of any nationality for a body of work published in English or generally...

Reimagining a Classic

How Organs, Tissues, and Candy Games explored the ways in which the human body can be appropriated for purposes beyond its initial, native intent.

What’s on Your Bookshelf: Glenn Wharton

WHAT'S ON YOUR BOOKSHELF Glenn Wharton Paloma Saco-Vértiz December 2014 Glenn Wharton is an art conservator and a professor of Museum Studies at NYU New York, specializing in conservation and the study of modern and contemporary art collections. From 2007-2013,...

Is Harry Potter World Literature?

  Part One of a Conversation with the Judges for the 2015 Man Book International Prize [Editor’s Note: The Man Booker International Prize is a literary award given every two years to a living author of any nationality for a body of work published in English or...

Nobel Prize Announcement

I arrived where I wanted to be: Gamla Stan, a fairytale condensed into a tiny island marking the center of Stockholm. Cobbled streets and alluring alleyways dating back to the thirteenth century host a multitude of museums and trinket shops that, when I arrived, had...

Abu Dhabi Reads The American Granddaughter

Electra Street is sponsoring a third “Abu Dhabi Reads” community program in conjunction with the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute. We’ll be reading The American Granddaughter (Al-Hafeeda al-Amreekiya), the second novel by Iraqi journalist and author Inaam Kachachi on Thursday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the garden of NYUAD’s Downtown Campus.

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