Humanities Circle Conducts Seminar, “To Revolt or to Adapt: From Teaching Revolutionary Literature to Initiating Literary Adaptation”

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On November 27,   the Commission’s circle of humanities alumni conducted a seminar on “To  Revolt or to Adapt:  From Teaching Revolutionary Literature to Initiating Literary Adaptation.”  Faculty members, undergraduate students and graduate students participated in the event, which was hosted at Minia University. The seminar included  two sessions addressing the Circle’s two initiatives.  The first session entitled: “Teaching Revolutionary Literature at Egyptian Universities III:  Feedback and Testimonials”  where Dr. Osama Madani (Study of U.S. Institute 2001) the Circle’s leader  provided an overview  about the Humanities Circle and the progress of its initiative that began in  2011 following the January 25 revolution.

This was followed by Dr. Heba Sharobeem of the Alexandria University, Faculty of Education  presentation  on  “Revolution and Literature:  Again and Again” that traced the initiative progress  at Alexandria University.  The  second session entitled: “Literary Adaptation: From Theory to Practice” announced  the Circle’s second initiative.  Session included presentations by  Dr. Laila Galal Rizk (AY1995-1996 – Columbia University), Vice Dean for Community Service and Environment Development, Faculty of Alsun, Ain Shams University on  “Literary Adaptation:  Concepts and Issues”; Dr. Magda Mansour Hasabelnaby,

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