The (Mis)Representation of the Arab World in Video Games

The (Mis)Representation of the Arab World in Video Games

The Arab world has always been misrepresented in literature, movies, media, and art. Video games are no exception to this rule as we’re often seen portraying terrorists, enemies, or hostile beings. We’re basically the bad guys, forever.     In this day and age, video games have established themselves as a form of mainstream media […]

Book Review: Flaubert In Egypt

Book Review: Flaubert In Egypt

Orientalism, erotica and the Nile

Today is the last day of Banned Books Week, a celebration of outlawed reads that started in 1982 to counter the practice of schools, libraries and universities banning books across the USA. Amnesty International turned it into a global movement, highlighting countries where authors were persecuted or jailed for their books. Unfortunately and unsurprisingly, Egypt […]