Short interview with me about my Arab-Russian/Arab-Soviet project published on the TRAFO – Blog for Transregional Research in Berlin: “I want to see more rising scholars with large and diverse language sets and really transnational interests – 5in10 with Margaret Litvin”
Some press coverage and reviews of Four Arab Hamlet Plays:
- An extract from the intro reprinted as an article at Theatre-Cultures as “Four Arab Hamlet Plays: How Arabs Got their Shakespeare.”
- Review in Arab Stages: http://arabstages.org/2016/04/four-arab-hamlet-plays/
- Article in The New Arab: https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/society/2016/4/23/The-Arabic-Shakespeares-Subversive-political-and-entertaining
- Article in The National (UAE): http://www.thenational.ae/arts-life/the-review/arab-shakespeare-how-hamlet-became-a-frustrated-revolutionary
Selected earlier articles and interviews
Rich Barlow, Two CAS Professors Win Respected Fellowships, BU Today, March 26, 2015.
Susan Seligson, “New Middle East-North Africa Major Fills Gap at CAS,” On the Middle East and North Africa Studies program I founded. BU Today, May 6, 2014.
Interview with Colleen Kennedy on The Shakespeare Standard, posted April 2013.
Interview on Pod Academy: a half-hour podcast about my work with Tanjil Rashid. Posted September 13, 2012.
Should I include my own writing too? “Not Dead Yet,” Cairo dispatch on n+1, June 21, 2012.
For reviews of Hamlet’s Arab Journey, see Margaret Litvin’s Academia.edu page under https://bu.academia.edu/MargaretLitvin/Reviews-of-HAJ. For non-academic reviews and other stuff, see the Hamlet’s Arab Journey Facebook page.
Dec 12, 2011. Q&A in BU Today online magazine: http://www.bu.edu/today/2011/cairo-up-close-and-personal/
December 8, 2011. Write-up by Ibrahim Ouf in Al-Messa (المساء) newspaper, part of the Egyptian state-owned Gumhuriyya conglomerate. http://18.104.22.168/~almessa/index.php?c=html/main/articleDetails&article_id=47676
Dec 4, 2011. The Guardian/Observer mentions Hamlet’s Arab Journey as an “inspired” study and “quirky” Christmas gift.
Nov 24, 2011, 10:30pm. Interview with Motaz Elagamy on the “Panorama of the Theatre” program on Egyptian state radio. Didn’t get a recording. It was a little iffy at the Maspero building that night.
Winter 2009. Profile by Bari Walsh in Bostonia magazine. Thanks to Vernon Doucette for the awesome photo shoot with the (genuine; borrowed from the College of Fine Arts) human skull!