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.

Love in Objects: The Museum of Innocence

Orhan Pamuk's Museum of Innocence offers an alternative telling of his novel by the same name, raising questions about the power of everyday objects to convey meaning. Tessa Ayson takes us on an exploration of this window into Turkey's soul

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