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Teaching Arab Intellectual Though and the Changing Role of the Literati

  • Knox Hall, Columbia University (map)

Third Annual Teaching Arabic Literature Conference

May 7-9, 2011

Theme: "Teaching Arab Intellectual Thought and the Changing Role of the Literati"

Sponsored by Columbia University Seminars, the Middle East Institute, Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies, the Asian Core, the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society as well as Brill Academic Publishers

Click here, for the program.


  • Munir Fakher Eldin, Birzeit University

  • Nadia Yaqub, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Elizabeth Bishop, Texas State University

  • Yoav DiCapua, University of Texas at Austin

  • Yasmeen Hanoosh, Portland State University

  • Michael Allan, University of Oregon

  • Tarek El-Ariss, University of Texas at Austin

  • Boutheina Khaldi, American University of Sharjah

  • Elizabeth Holt, Bard College

  • Kirsten Scheid, American University of Beirut

  • Shaden Tageldin, University of Minnesota

  • Yasmine Ramadan, Columbia University

  • Barbara Harlow, University of Texas at Austin

  • Suzanne Stetkevych, Indiana University, Bloomington

  • Jaroslav Stetkevych, University of Chicago

  • Steephen Sheehi, University of South Carolina

  • Ala Alryyes, Yale University

  • Ken Seigneurie, Simon Fraser University

  • Muhsin al-Musawi, Columbia University

  • Samer Ali, University of Texas at Austin