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The Hakawati Project: The Syrian Crisis — HyeTert

YEREVAN—The Los-Angeles/Berlin based non-profit Hakawati (storyteller, Arabic) has announced that it will be cooperating with the Sundance Institute and Film Independent to organize and launch a two-month comprehensive filmmaking lab for those impacted by the war in Syria called The Hakawati Project (THP). To be hosted in Armenia, THP will provide a platform to nurture […]The … Continue reading The Hakawati Project: The Syrian Crisis — HyeTert

#DiverseBookBloggersDiscuss: Biculturalism in YA books – Middle Eastern Indian

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Hey! My name is Fariha, when I first heard about Fadwa hosting #DiverseBookBloggersDiscuss I quickly jumped to the opportunity. While I had initially thought of the topic revolving around how much there is a lack of biculturalism in literature. I quickly narrowed it down to what I know best: Identifying as a Middle Eastern Indian and my (our) representation in young adult books. While the term may be misleading, I’m ethnically Indian and I’m also the second generation to be born and raised in Saudi Arabia.  

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