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June 29, 2022

Gil Hochberg awarded 2022 ACLA René Wellek Prize

The René Wellek Prizes recognize outstanding books in the discipline of comparative literature. Submissions can pertain to any field of comparative literature, but they are expected to cross national, linguistic, geographic or disciplinary borders. https://www.acla.org/prize-awards/ren%C3%A9-wellek-prize
June 29, 2022

Jennifer Wenzel Finalist for the 2022 ASLE Ecocriticism Book Prize

Professor Jennifer Wenzel’s book The Disposition of Nature: Environmental Crisis and World Literature is a Finalist for the 2022 Ecocriticism Book Prize awarded by the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment. 2022 ASLE Book Award Finalists Announced
June 1, 2022

Muhsin Al-Musawi wins Sheikh Zayed Book Award

Muhsin Al-Musawi has been awarded the 2022 Sheikh Zayed Book Award in the category of Arabic Culture in Other Languages for The Arabian Nights in Contemporary World Cultures: Global Commodification, Translation, and the Culture Industry. The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is one of the Arab world’s leading prizes dedicated to Arabic literature and
May 24, 2022

Wael Hallaq delivers Inaugural Sir Muhammad Iqbal Lecture at Oxford

Wael Hallaq delivered the Inaugural Sir Muhammad Iqbal Lecture at Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, May 19, 2022. For more information click here: https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/events/ethics-empire-and-wealth-ibn-khaldun-and-modern-state To view lecture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xmInYywYwo
May 9, 2022

Professor Wael Hallaq in Yale Law School symposium

Professor Wael Hallaq participated in a symposium at Yale Law School. The one-day event, taking place on May 6, addressed Hallaq’s latest critique of modernity and focused in particular on his concept of the New Human.
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