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- Location: Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture & Research
- Time: 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Samia Mahrez – Egypt
University professor, literary critic and researcher, Samia Mehrez is President of the Center for Translation Studies at the American University in Cairo. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Master of Arts degree in Comparative Literature from the American University in Cairo, as well as a PhD in comparative literature from the University of California in 1985. Mehrez currently teaches modern Arabic literature and gives lectures in translation studies and theories at the Department of Islamic and Arab Civilizations of the American University in Cairo.