Sylvana El Khoury

Born in Lebanon in 1982, Sylvana El Khoury is a critic, translator, and researcher. She holds a doctorate in modern Arabic literature from the University of Paris III-Sorbonne New. Between 2004 and 2008, she worked as a cultural editor for the Lebanese newspaper An-Nahar, where she wrote dozens of critical reviews on novels and poetry. Her research work revolves around strategies of liberation and emancipation in different contexts of domination and the stylistic and linguistic manifestations of these strategies in fictional texts. Her translations include Hector Mallo's "Without a Family" and "They Were Only Humans" by Laurent Mouvenier. She teaches Arabic and translation at the New University of Paris III-Sorbonne.