In Memoriam

Farouk Mustafa | 1943-2013
 
Farouk Mustafa, the Ibn Rushd Professorial Lecturer in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, died April 3 in Chicago. He was 70.
 
A specialist in Arabic literature, Mustafa was also a prolific translator. Writing under the pen name Farouk Abdel Wahab, he translated many novels by Egyptian writers into English, and plays by Shakespeare and Pirandello into Arabic. His final translation, Hala El Badry’s Rain over Baghdad, will be published later this year.
 
Mustafa taught at the University for nearly 40 years and was actively involved with the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. 
 
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