Faculty Publications

Publications 2015

For previous publications, please navigate the year of publication on the sidebar.


--Review of Lila Abu-Lughod, "Do Muslim Women Need Saving?" In Arab Studies Quarterly, vol. 37, no. Winter, 2015): 126-128

--Review of Jörg Matthias Determann, "Historiography in Saudi Arabia: Globalization and the State in the Middle East" (New York: I. B. Tauris, 2014), in the American Historical Review, vol. 120, no. 2 (April, 2015): 752-753.



Book-length Scholarly and Literary Translations :

--"Beirut Noir", ed. Iman Humaydan. Brooklyn: Akashic Books, 2015. [Translator of ten Arabic and two French short stories, and the introduction]

--"Ali and His Russian Mother" by Alexandra Chreiteh. Northampton: Interlink Books, 2015. (originally, Ali wa Ummuhu al-Russiyah)

Chapter-length Scholarly and Literary Translations:

-- “Chapter One of "The Journey: Memoirs of an Egyptian Woman Student in America” by Radwa  Ashour,” and “Introduction to The Journey" by Radwa Ashour Comparative American Studies, 13.4 (2015): 209-219

Refereed Journal Article:

--“My Tale is too Long to Tell': The Locust and the Bird between South Lebanon and New York City” Journal of Arabic Literature 46 (2015): 1-25.

Book Reviews: 

--“Beirut is no longer for us: A Review Essay of Ghenwa Hayek’s Beirut, Imagining the City": SCTIW Review, June 7, 2015.  http://www.sctiw.org/yahoo_site_admin/assets/docs/047_Beirut_Imagining_the_City_Michelle_Hartman.186185512.pdf 

--“A Call to Arms: A Review Essay of Sara Ahmed’s Willful Subjects” SCTIW Review, 5 May 2015.  http://www.sctiw.org/yahoo_site_admin/assets/docs/038_Willful_Subjects_Michelle_Hartman.123170217.pdf




--"Pragmatism in Islamic Law: A Social and Intellectual History"  (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press), 363 pp.

Journal Articles:

--“The Best Interests of the Child in Premodern Islamic Juristic Discourse and Practice,” American Journal of Comparative Law, 63, 859-91 (33 pp).

--“The Codification Episteme in Islamic Juristic Discourse between Inertia and Change,” Islamic Law and Society, 22:3, 157-220 (64 pp). 

--“Jamāl al-Bannā’s New Jurisprudence and Post-Mubarak Egypt,” Encounters, 6, 219-251 (33 pp).



--"A Handbook for Storytellers: The Tirāz al-akhbār and the Qissah Genre." Tellings and Texts: Music, Literature and Performance in North India. Ed. Francesca Orsini and Katherine Schofield. Cambridge: Open Book, 2015. 185-207. http://bit.ly/1WUNWe8




--"Epistles of The Brethren of Purity: On Astronomia: An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of Epistle 3", F. Jamil Ragep and Taro Mimura, Oxford: Oxford University Press, in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2015.




--"What the Persian Media Says". A Course book,  Routledge. Taylor and Francis Group.



--“A newly discovered Yaḥyā b. ʿAdī treatise against atomism” (with D. Bennett), in D. Janos, ed., Ideas in Motion: Philosophical and Theological Exchanges between Christians and Muslims in Baghdad and Beyond in the Ninth and Tenth Centuries C.E., Leiden: Brill (2015), 298-311