“Arabic E-Lit”: A symposium in Minia University

Dr. Gamal El-Tallawy, professor of English at Dep’t. of English, Minia University, Egypt, and the vice president of the Egypt’s Union of Writers delivered a presentation entitled “Electronic Literature” on April 10, 2017. He discussed the concept of e-lit and its development in the Arab World. Additionally, he developed an argument about interactive literature and … More “Arabic E-Lit”: A symposium in Minia University

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

King Khalid University Held A World Conference on Arabic E-Lit

A world conference on Arabic E-Lit was organized by Department of Arabic language, King Khalid University (KKU), Abha, Saudi Arabia. The conference, entitled “The Arabic Language and the Literary Text on the World Net,” was held in the period 14-16 Feb. 2017. Many researchers from 14 countries participated in the conference with 41 research papers. … More King Khalid University Held A World Conference on Arabic E-Lit

Reham Hosny Addresses the Genesis and Development of Arabic E-Lit in King Khalid University’s Conference

Reham Hosny, research scholar at RIT, New York and assistant lecturer at Minia University, Egypt, participated in King Khalid University’s Conference, KSA, held in the period 14-16 Feb. 2017. In her paper, Reham discussed the challenges of today’s digital world and the status quo of the literary Arabic digital context. She also investigated the different … More Reham Hosny Addresses the Genesis and Development of Arabic E-Lit in King Khalid University’s Conference

King Khalid University Honors Professor Baldwin for his E-Lit Global Efforts

King Khalid University, one of the leading Saudi universities, bestowed its highest honors on Sandy Baldwin, Professor of English at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), for his global efforts in developing electronic literature. King Khalid University held a conference entitled “The Arabic Language and the Literary Text on the World Net” in the period 14-16 … More King Khalid University Honors Professor Baldwin for his E-Lit Global Efforts