PhD in modern and contemporary Arabic literature (Sapienza University of Rome)
University: Sapienza University of Rome
Arturo Monaco is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Fellow at Sapienza University of Rome – American University of Beirut, with the project Digital Mythology and Arabic Literature: A Digital Archive to Study the Dynamics of the Reception of Greek Myths in Modern Arabic Literature. He holds a PhD from Sapienza University of Rome in modern and contemporary Arabic literature. His PhD dissertation resulted in the book Surrealismi arabi 1938-1970. Il Surrealismo e la letteratura araba in Egitto, Siria e Libano (Istituto per l’Oriente “C.A. Nallino”, Rome 2020). His research interests include modern Arabic poetry, Arab literary press, intercultural exchanges between Arabic and foreign literatures. In the latter field, he translated Sulaymān al-Bustānī’s Introduction to his own translation of Homer’s Iliad (Istituto per l’Oriente “C.A. Nallino”, Rome 2022).
Title of dissertation: Digital Mythology and Arabic Literature: A Digital Archive to Study the Dynamics of the Reception of Greek Myths in Modern Arabic Literature
Affiliation started from March 2023 To March 2024
Keywords: modern Arabic literature, Greek mythology, translation, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, 1800, 1900, reception studies, world literature, digital humanities