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Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies (CCLPS)

PhD candidate Hany Rashwan presents at the Royal African Society’s annual African literature and book festival, "Africa Writes 2014"

26 July 2014

 

PhD Candidate Hany Rashwan presented his paper, “Cultural and Linguistic untranslatability of Ancient Egyptian literary expressions” in The Royal African Society’s annual African literature and book festival, Africa Writes 2014, held at The British Library, London, 11-13 July 2014. 

Rashwan will also present a paper in the “14th Conference of the International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media, University of Torino, Turin, 21-25” , where he will give a paper on “Towards a New Critical Understanding of Ancient Egyptian Rhetorical Literary Devices”. He will also present a paper in “The Language of Persuasion: Linguistic Approaches to Its Theory and Practice in the Classical World, University College London, 10–12 September 2014”, where he will give a paper on “A Critical Response to the misinterpretation of Ancient Egyptian Persuasive Language and its Literary Devices”.  Finally Rashwan will also deliver a paper in the workshop of “Ancient Egyptian Language and Texts 6,” University College London, Institute of Archaeology, London, 22 November 2014, titled “Thinking in equivocal circles: Arabic Jinas (paronomasia?) as an Ancient Egyptian literary device.”

For further information, contact:

Hany Rashwan     540887@soas.ac.uk