Panel: Talking Gender: Fluidity, Pronouns and the Arabic Language
Date(s) - 02/04/2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Lebanese American University New York Headquarters and Academic Center
Lebanese American University
NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK
Merriam-Webster has recently added “they” to the dictionary as a pronoun to refer to a person whose gender identity is non binary, which was followed by announcing it as the word of the year for 2019.
As we witness the evolution of Western society’s attitudes towards gender and sexuality, and the reflection that this has on language, it is time to discuss how this translates to the Arab World.
Our distinguished panelists will focus on the Middle Eastern community and the state of our understanding of such issues and their