Featured image: Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS arabe 7290, fol 5r. Maqāmāt al-Ḥarīrī, 1214 (detail). Source: https://archivesetmanuscrits.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cc83329
Panel at the 2021 Modern Language Association Convention
SATURDAY, 9 JANUARY 5:15 PM-6:30 PM EST
Reception, Genre, Commentaries, Aesthetics, Literariness
1. A Philological Frame of Mind, Matthew L. Keegan (Barnard C) [#14416]
2. Commentary on al-Jāḥiẓ Manuscripts, Jeannie Miller (U of Toronto) [#14418]
3. The Problematic ‘One’ in a Thousand and One Nights, Muhsin J. al-Musawi (Columbia U) [#14420]
4. Al-Tawḥīdī’s Perception of the Art of Writing and Aesthetics, Nuha Alshaar (American U of Sharjah) [#14649]
Presiding: Lara Harb (Princeton U)
View details in the MLA Convention program online.
Attending this panel requires registering for the MLA Convention, but please check back for select recordings after the session.
Background image: British Library. Egerton MS 872, fol. 199r. Pentateuch with the Hafṭarot, Five Scrolls, and Rashi’s commentary, 1341. Source: http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Egerton_MS_872