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Coverage for grant RQ-50447-10

RQ-50447-10
The Qassim Haddad Translation Project
John Verlenden, American University in Cairo

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=RQ-50447-10

Chronicles of Majnun Layla & Selected Poems, review (Review)
Author(s): Various authors
Publication: Goodreads
Date: 2/15/2015
Abstract: Positive book review for the book of same title.
Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23120191-chronicles-of-majnun-layla-and-selected-poems

Chronicles of Majnun Layla & Selected Poems: a Different Kind of Crazy (Review)
Author(s): MLYNXQUALEY
Publication: Arabic Literature (in English)
Date: 11/4/2014
Abstract: Positive review in one of the best-known clearinghouses for Arabic literature translated into English.
Link: https://arablit.org/2014/11/04/chronicles-of-majnun-layla-selected-poems/

Chronicles of Majnun Layla & Selected Poems, review (Media Coverage)
Author(s): World Literature Today (staff member)
Publication: The Free Library
Date: 9/1/2015
Abstract: Brief review/notice of the book by one of the best-known American journals featuring world literature. Published by The Free Library.
Link: http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Qassim+Haddad%3a+Chronicles+of+Majnun+Layla+and+Selected+Poems.-a0426980483

Chronicles of Majnun Layla and Selected Poems by Qassim Haddad, translated from the Arabic by Ferial Ghazoul and John Verlenden (Review)
Author(s): Marcia Lynx Qualey
Publication: Asian Review of Books
Date: 11/2/2014
Abstract: Either the same or slightly longer article/review that appeared in Arablit (noted already in Coverage of the book).
Link: http://www.asianreviewofbooks.com/pages/?ID=2061

Meet the author: Ferial Ghazoul (Media Coverage)
Publication: The AUC Press eNewsletter
Date: 7/1/2016
Abstract: Interview with Dr. Ghazoul in which she expounds upon the art of translation.
Link: http://www.aucpress.com/t-eNewsletter-MeetTheAuthor-November2013.aspx?template=template_enewsletter

Chronicles of Majnun Layla and Selected Poems by Qassim Haddad, translated from the Arabic by Ferial Ghazoul and John Verlenden (Media Coverage)
Author(s): n/a
Publication: Project Muse
Date: 8/29/2016
Abstract: PDF downloads of the book, either in whole or in sections, following an abstract description of the book's contents.
Link: https://muse.jhu.edu/book/35260

Chronicles of Majnun Layla and Selected Poems by Qassim Haddad, translated from the Arabic by Ferial Ghazoul and John Verlenden (Media Coverage)
Author(s): n/a
Publication: News and Happenings/The King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies Newsletter
Date: 10/1/2014
Abstract: Notification of our book having won the Arabic translation prize awarded by the King Fahd Center, sometimes known as the Arkansas Prize because of the center's location within the University of Arkansas's main campus. See page 23 of 24.
Link: http://cavern.uark.edu/rd_arsc/mest/News_and_Happenings_-_Oct_2014.pdf

A Conversation with a Literary Translation Team (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Soraya Morayef
Publication: Al Fanar Media
Date: 11/11/2014
Abstract: Selections from an email interview conducted separately with Ferial Ghazoul and John Verlenden by journalist Soraya Morayef.
Link: http://www.al-fanarmedia.org/2014/11/conversation-literary-translation-team/

Notes from a Self-translator and Other Translation Talks in Cairo This Spring (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Marcia Lynx Qualey
Publication: Arablit
Date: 2/14/2016
Abstract: Description of an event featuring Dr. Ferial Ghazoul in person and John Verlenden via recordings made in the U.S. concerning the art of translation with a particular focus on Chronicles of Majnun Layla and Selected Poetry by Qassim Haddad.
Link: https://arablit.org/2016/02/13/notes-from-a-self-translator-and-other-translation-talks-in-cairo-this-spring/

Faculty Awarded for Poetry Translation, Breaking Cultural Barriers (Media Coverage)
Author(s): staff-written
Publication: News@AUC
Date: 1/14/2016
Abstract: Covers all breaking news for the campus community of American University in Cairo. The article concerns the second award won by the translation team: the Sheikh Hamad Third Place Prize generated in Qatar.
Link: http://www.aucegypt.edu/news/stories/faculty-awarded-poetry-translation-breaking-cultural-barriers

Untitled biographies of John Verlenden and Ferial Ghazoul (Media Coverage)
Author(s): n/a
Publication: Revolvy
Date: 1/1/2016
Abstract: Bios generated in trend-noting blog that covers many areas including literature/translation; arising from the cumulative prizes won by the Ghazoul/Verlenden translation team.
Link: http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=John%20Verlenden&uid=1575


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