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.
Where memory is the house of culture and knowledge; where the original council, separated by a cultural sidewalk that connects Muharraq with the intellectuals and writers of the world. The house itself, located at the heart of the city, opens its doors to cultural production in the fields of thought, literature, politics, philosophy, culture and art.Read More