Faculty Publications

Publications 2016

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--“Gendered Expressions of Labor in the Middle East.” International Journal of Middle East Studies 48.3 (August, 2016): 570-573.

--“The So-called Arab Spring, Islamism and the Dilemma of the Arab Left: 1970-2012,” R/evolutions: Global Trends & Regional Issues, 4.1 (2016): 38-59.

--“Toward the History of the Civil War, 1975-1977: A Research Agenda,” Al-Adab, (April 13, 2016) (In Arabic).



--(Catalogue Entry) "A Triple Colophon Manuscript: Cod. orient 322".  Manuscript Cultures, Special Issue: " Wonders of Creation: Ottoman Manuscripts from Hamburg Collections" (2016): 123-128.



--"The Journey by Radwa Ashour,” and “Chapter One from: The Journey: An Egyptian Woman Student’s Memoir in America [Al-Rihla: Ayyam Talibah Misriyah fi Amrika] by Radwa Ashour”. Comparative American Studies, 13.4 (2015)*: 209-19

--Humaydan, Iman. "The Weight of Paradise". Trans. Michelle Hartman. Northampton: Interlink Books, 2016.

--Review of The Anxiety of Erasure: Trauma, Authorship and the Diaspora in Arab Women's Writings, by Hanadi Al-Samman. Review of Middle East Studies 50.1 (2016): 1-3.

--“Dreams Deferred, Translated: Radwa Ashour and Langston Hughes”. CLINA: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Communication. 2.1 (2016): 1-16.

*appeared in July 2016.



--“Rethinking the Taqlīd Hegemony: An Institutional, Longue Durée Approach,” Journal of the American Oriental Society. 136:4 (2016): 801-16.

-- “Rethinking the Taqlīd-Ijtihād Dichotomy: A Conceptual-Historical Approach,” Journal of the American Oriental Society. 136:2 (2016): 285-303.

--  Review of “The Second Formation of Islamic Law”, by Guy Burak. Islamic Law and Society. 23.1-2 (2016): 156-60.



--Persian Authorship and Canonicity in Late Mughal Delhi: Building an Ark. Routledge, 2016.

--“Bīdil’s Portrait: Asceticism and Autobiography”, Philological Encounters. 1.1-4 (2016): 313-46.

--“Profanations: the Public, the Political and the Humanities in India”. Rumba Under Fire: On the Humanities in Crisis. Eds. Irina Dumitrescu and Tim Albrecht. New York: Punctum Books, 2016, 155-74.



--The Commander: Fawzi al-Qawuqji and the Fight for Arab Independence 1914-1948. MacMillan, 2016.



--“Review of An Eleventh-Century Egyptian Guide to the Universe: The Book of Curiosities. Eds. Yossef Rapoport and Emilie Savage-Smith. Journal for the History of Astronomy. 47.4 (2016): 428-29.

--"Ibn al-Shāṭir and Copernicus: The Uppsala Notes Revisited.” Journal for the History of Astronomy. 47.4 (2016): 395-415.



--"Compound Verb Processing in Second Language Speakers of Persian". Iranian Studies. 41.1. (2016): 137-158.



--Wallis, Faith, and Wisnovsky, Robert, eds. Medieval Textual Cultures: Agents of Transmission, Translation and Transformation. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2016.

--“MS Tehran - Madrasa-yi Marwī 19: An 11th/17th-century codex of classical falsafah, including ‘lost’ works by Yaḥyā ibn ʿAdī (d. 363/974)”. Journal of Islamic Manuscripts. 7/1 (2016): 89-122.

“ملاحظات حول مفهوم الشيئية عند ابن سينا” (Arabic translation of my "Notes on Avicenna's concept of thingness [shayʾiyya]" by A. Shihadeh), in R. Rashed, ed., Bayna al-falsafah wa-al-riyāḍiyyāt: min Ibn Sīnā ilā Kamāl al-Dīn al-Fārisī. Silsilat Dirāsāt tārīkhiyyah fī al-falsafah wa-al-ʿulūm fi al-ḥaḍārah al-arabiyyah al-islāmiyyah 3, Beirut: Centre for Arab Unity Studies/al-Tafāhum. 2016. 101-50.