BIG READ

ProgressReport01 (3)During E-ERA day, an interesting session about the 2nd book of the BIG READ Project. The session was about “Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury,” and called A Path to Freedom: Mind, Words, and Humanity. The speakers were

  • Dr. Mounira Soliman, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Cairo University
  • Dr. Fatma El Boudy, Director, El Ain Publishing
  • Mr.Tamer Habib, Prominent Script Writer
  • Ms. Salwa Bakr, Prominent Writer

In collaboration with the Giza Cosmopolitan Rotary Club, E-ERA held a session on A Path to Freedom: Mind, Words, and Humanity. Our distinguished speaker discussed the continuous challenges faced by innovators, visionaries, and writers to make a difference. The speaker took the participants through an imaginary clip of wondering a world without books and the focal area of the book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. After the meeting, the book was distributed. The speaker was Dr. Mounira Soliman is an Associate Professor of Comparative Literature in the Department of English at Cairo University. The session was on June 2 at the Sphinx Hall, Pyramisa Hotel. In collaboration with the Cairo University, E-ERA held a session called Accepting the Other: A Living Culture. The session was an intellectually enriching gathering to discuss today’s instabilities and conflicts as well as the culture of accepting the other through reflecting on Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. Issues related to the Arabic translation of the novel will also be discussed. The session was held on June 20, at the Isis Hall in the Pyramisa Hotel. The speakers were:
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  • Dr. Sahar El-Mougy, Assistant Professor of Literature, English Department, Cairo University and a novelist
  • Dr. Maher Shafik Farid, Professor of Translation and Poetry, English Department, Cairo University
  • Dr. Salwa Kamel, Professor of Linguistics, English Department, Cairo University
  • Dr. Dalia El Shayal, Associate Professor of American Literature, English Department, Cairo University (translator of To Kill A Mockingbird.)
  • Dr. Mustafa Riad, Professor of Literature and Translation, English Department, Ain Shams University (editor of To Kill A Mockingbird.)
  • Dr. Feisal Younis, Professor of Psychology, Psychology Department, Cairo University (moderator).