Scholarship

Books: 

Between Banat: Queer Critiques and Transnational Arab Cultures is under contract with Duke University Press (Estimated Publication in Fall 2022).

Articles:

“The Pulse of Queer Life: Arab Bodies in Gay Bars.” Forthcoming in Sajjilu Arab American: A SWANA Reader (eds. Cainkar, Jarmakani & Vinson Syracuse UP October 2021).

“Dancing Queens: Queer Desire in Golden Era Egyptian Cinema.” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies.

Scheherazade and the Limits of Inclusive Politics in Arab American Literature.” Multi Ethnic Literature of the United States.

Book Chapters: 

“Scheherazade and the Limits of Inclusive Politics in Arab American Literature” in Arab American Women: Representation and Refusal, Syracuse University Press. October 2021.

We Are Made to Leave, We Are Made to Return: Writing Movement in Contemporary Arab American Literature” in The Im​migrant Experience, Salem Press’s Critical Insights series. April 2018.

Peer Reviewed Encyclopedia Entries: 

Political Social Movements: Homosexuality and Queer Movements” in Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, Online Edition, Supplement 16.

Review Essays: 

Sheikhs and Shahrazad: Transnational Feminist Methods for Reading Diasporic and Popular Literatures of the Middle East. Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies.

Book Reviews: 

Review of The Non-National in Contemporary American Literature: Ethnic Women Writers and Problematic Belongings.” International Journal of Middle East Studies.
August 2017.

Review of Modern Arab American Fiction.Arab Studies Quarterly.

Review of Arab and Arab American Feminisms.Social Justice Journal.