Description or Abstract
This is a collection of stories behind various individuals' names, whether they were given or chosen. You can’t choose your name… Or can you? This is a collection of stories behind various individuals’ names, whether they are their preferred names or birth names.
names, linguistics, feature
Journalism & Mass Communication Department
This audio feature was produced by Dalia Abdelwahab for the Audio Production course at the American University in Cairo, taught by Professor Kim Fox in the Spring semester of 2020. Special thanks to Hala El-Said, Abdelwahab Ezzat, Hajar Sammy, Ahmed Hashish, and Abdulrahman Diaa for their insightful interviews. All my nat sounds and my background music were sourced from YouTube. Background music sourced from: www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vZT5AHSuPk Nat sounds sourced from: youtu.be/ko8okros0Q4 www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqgQ3rKX6QY www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3uTo3MLgIM www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTA01Okzx2U www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1h64DaiNiY www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0DGjXE_BQQ www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_7f14NkOyU www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvjMgVS6kng www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMVMunISxT0 I also sample Eminem’s “My Name Is”, Bridgit Mendler’s “Ready Or Not”, and Madonna’s “American Life” in this documentary. This is protected by fair use laws.
Abdelwahab, Dalia, "Nice name! Where'd you get it from?" (2020). Audiovisual Projects. 367.