Kevin Blankship

Kevin Blankinship, Assistant Professor of Asian & Near Eastern Languages

A 13th-century guide to fraud and skulduggery
Essay, The Spectator, November 7, 2020

Weekly Arabic Translation Challenge: The Crime of al-Ma’arri’s Father
Twitter, May 2020

EP009 Dr. Kevin Blankinship on the life and works of poet-philosopher ‘heretic’ Abū al-ʿAlāʾ al-Maʿarrī (d. 1058)
Abbasid History Podcast, March 29, 2020

Lost in Translation: Classical Arabic Literature
Essay, The Millions, November 26, 2019

Book Review, TLS, November 22, 2019

In Love and Word Ensnared
Book Review, (Arabic Literature and Translation), November 19, 2019

Poetry and Prose Lecture with Professor Kevin Blankinship
Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center Newsletter, April 3, 2019

Rushdie’s Deal with the Devil
Book Review, Los Angeles Review of Books January 30, 2019

The Benefits of a Foreign-Language Tattoo
Essay, The Atlantic, December 9, 2018

Of Fights and Fables: A Warrior Poet of Pre-Islamic Arabia
Book Review, Marginalia (Los Angeles Review of Books), September 14, 2018

Like a Bride: The Qur’an and Arabic Prose
Essay, Marginalia (Los Angeles Review of Books), July 6, 2018

All Men by Nature Desire to Know
Essay, Bridges (BYU Alumni Magazine), Jan-June 2018

U of U Professor Hosts Lecture on Arabic Language and Culture for Utah Humanities Book Festival
Interview, The Signpost, Weber State University, September 29, 2017