Media Appearances & Coverage

Poetry Still Happens” | RadioACTive on KRCL 90.9 Salt Lake City, Utah, 25 August 2021

المعلّقات لجيل الألفية: إعادة إحياء للشعر العربي القديم” (The Mu’allaqat for Millennials:
Reviving Ancient Arabic Poetry) | Interview in Arabic with Raseef22, 27 March 2021

Millennials Invited to Rediscover the Timeless Literature of Arabia” |
Arab News, 12 March 2021

Arabic Professor Dr. Kevin Blankinship: Arabic Dialects, Poetry, and Tips for Learners
Interview with translator and media professional Shannon E. Maher, 22 January 2021

A Spring of Classical Arabic Poetry: A 12-Part Series with Dr. Kevin Blankinship
Abbasid History Podcast, 2 January 2021-Present (biweekly podcast episodes)

إعادة إحياء المعلّقات لجيل الألفية” (Reviving the Ten Mu’allaqat for Millennials) |
Thmanyah Magazine, 18 December 2020

What Do You Know About ‘The Mu’allaqat for Millennials‘?” | Sekka Magazine, December 2020

Michael Cooperson in Conversation with Kevin Blankinship” | Words are Bridges
(Jaipur Literature Festival), 5 November 2020

‘History is Better When it’s Alive’: Kevin Blankinship on Public Humanities
as Ambassadorship for the Past” | BYU Humanities Center, 5 October 2020.

New Arabic Translation Challenges are Published Each Tuesday with
Roundups on Saturday” | Bulaq Podcast, Episode 49: “Locked-In Lit,” 22 May 2020.

Independent Research Fund Denmark Awards Kevin Blankinship and Colleagues Substantial Research Grant” | BYU Humanities Newsletter, 30 March 2020

Dr. Kevin Blankinship on the Life and Works of Poet-philosopher ‘Heretic’
Abū al-ʿAlāʾ al-Maʿarrī (d. 1058)” | Abbasid History Podcast, 29 March 2020

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

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellow Spotlight: Kevin Blankinship”|
UChicagoGRAD Weekly Digest, 16 May 2018

U of U Professor Hosts Lecture on Arabic Language and Culture for Utah
Humanities Book Festival” | The Signpost, 29 September 2017