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Asaad AlsalehAsaad Alsaleh

  • Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Comparative Literature
  • Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • PhD, University of Arkansas, 2010 (Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies)
  • MA, Emporia State University, 2005 (English Language and Literature)
  • Post-graduate Diploma, University of Damascus, 2000 (Literary Studies)
  • BA, University of Damascus, 1999 (English Language and Literature)

Research Interests

  • Modern Arabic Literature and Culture
  • Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies
  • Arab Spring, Autobiography
  • Literary Theory

Publication Highlights

  • Voices of the Arab Spring: Personal Stories of the Arab Revolutions, New York: Columbia University Press, 2015.
  • "The 'Statement of Purpose' in Pre-Modern Arabic Books." British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 42.4: 481-490 (2015).
  • The Legacy of Saadallah Wannous and Soirée for the 5th of June amidst the Arab Revolts Doomed by Hope: Essays on Arab Theatre. , Ed. Eyad Houssami. London: Pluto, 2012, 77-91.
  • "Displaced Autobiography in Edward Said's Out of Place and Fawaz Turki's The Disinherited. Arab Studies Quarterly, Vol. 33, No. 2 (Spring 2011), 79-95.
  • "Fate and Discipline: A Comparative Study of The Tale of Heike and Chaucer's Knight's Tale ". MMLA Journal , 45. 1:35-57.

Contact Information

Email: alsaleha@indiana.edu
Office: Global and International Studies Building 3054

Publication Highlights

  • Voices of the Arab Spring: Personal Stories of the Arab Revolutions. Columbia University Press, 2015.
  • Historical Dictionary of the Syrian Revolution, contract with Scarecrow Press
  • The 'Statement of Purpose' in Pre-Modern Arabic Books. British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies , 42.4:481-499 (2015)
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