Call for Papers: “Arabic Electronic Literature: New Horizons and Global Perspectives”

The international conference on Arabic Electronic Literature: New Horizons and Global Perspectives, will be held in Dubai, UAE from February 25-27, 2018. The conference is organized by Rochester Institute of Technology and hosted at the RIT-Dubai campus. See the call for papers below. The conference is the first of its kind ever that creates a … More Call for Papers: “Arabic Electronic Literature: New Horizons and Global Perspectives”

Future of Arabic E-Lit: A Symposium at RIT-Dubai

On the third day of the meeting of the Arabic e-lit conference’s planning committee at RIT-Dubai, a series of lectures on the future of Arabic e-lit were given to the public by a group of Arab and American scholars: Mohamed Hussein Habib (Babylon University, Iraq), Patrick Lichty (Zayed University, Dubai), Reham Hosny (RIT, New York/Minia … More Future of Arabic E-Lit: A Symposium at RIT-Dubai

Arabic E-Lit Conference’s Planning Committee Meets at RIT-Dubai

The organising committee of the Arabic e-lit conference met last week, March 12-14, in RIT-Dubai to help plan and organise a conference on Arabic e-lit. Holding such a conference is one of the objectives of Arabic Electronic Literature (AEL) Network initiated by Sandy Baldwin, Vice President of ELO and Professor of literature at RIT, New … More Arabic E-Lit Conference’s Planning Committee Meets at RIT-Dubai

Cosmo-Literature: Towards a New Cosmopolitan Literature

Cosm-Literature is a new conceptual theoretical framework starting from the role of new new media in shaping a new kind of literature. This new concept was launched by Reham Hosny in the MLA 2017 conference in Philadelphia. ELMCIP featured Reham’s project via this link https://elmcip.net/critical-writing/understanding-cosmo-literature-extensions-new-media

“Salome”: A New Cross-Cultural E-Lit Piece

“Salome” is the title of the new collaboration among a group of Egyptian and international artists. It is an animated poem that introduces the  motif of the religious story of Salome in a new creative vision by the Egyptian director Mohamed Abdelghani (Yuzerssif). This piece was first published in Arabic language with the Arabic performance … More “Salome”: A New Cross-Cultural E-Lit Piece

“Click on the ribs of revelation”: Cross-Cultural Digital Literary Study by Reham Hosny

A pragmatic and holistic cross-cultural approach for digital poetics was developed by Reham Hosny in her recently published study “Click on the ribs of revelation”: Cross-cultural digital literary innovation in Deena Larsen’s “Carving in Possibilities” and Mushtaq Ma’an’s “Tabarih Raqamiyya Li-sira Ba’duha Azraq.” In her article, published in Rhizomes 31, Reham introduces cross-cultural and cross-linguistic … More “Click on the ribs of revelation”: Cross-Cultural Digital Literary Study by Reham Hosny