Celebrated Saudi novelist Ashraf Fagih journeys through the past to unearth the seemingly obscure moments in history that have had consequential impacts on the world as it is today.
What happens when Arabic meets artificial intelligence? Computational language expert Nizar Habash explores the opportunities and ramifications of colliding one of the world’s most widely spoken languages with cutting-edge technology.
In this Discovery Talk, author Sue Lynn Tan will explore variations of the Chinese legends which inspired her work and how she brought them to life in her award-winning novels.
What new stories must be told about our relationship with the earth if we are to avoid climate catastrophe? Join Harvard professor Martin Puchner for this insightful talk.
Filipino performing artist, scholar and grassroots community leader Grace Nono (Babaylan Sing Back) will share the challenges and joys of being a changemaker and advocate for her people’s voice.
Join graphic novelist Deena Mohamed (Shubeik Lubeik) for a deep dive Discovery Talk on Into the Spiderverse, the hit animated film which blew wide open the possibilities of visual storytelling.
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