Paths to Leadership as Female Emirati Writers and Daily Obstacles

Prof. Dr. Laila Prager and Prof. Dr. Shahad Alshammari exchange with the authors Amal Alsahlawi and Maitha Alkhayat about their individual experiences as Emirati female writers, their perspectives on the current situation of Arabic literature and their future goals.

This event is part of the workshop Agency, Female Subjectivity, and the Literary Imagination: Encountering Emirati Women Writers‘ Voices organized by AGYA alumna Laila Prager and AGYA member Shahd Alshammari.


Please find the event flyer here. If you are interested in participating, please register here:

Sunday, December 19, 4-5:30 PM (zoom)