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Mary Youssef

TRIP Courtesy Title; Associate Professor

Translation Research and Instruction Program (TRIP); Middle Eastern and Ancient Mediterranean Studies


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  • PhD, MA, University of Wisconsin at Madison
  • BA, Cairo University

Research Interests

  • The Contemporary Egyptian Novel
  • Modern Arabic Literature
  • Arab Diasporic Literature
  • African Literature
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Migration Studies
  • Race Studies
  • Gender Studies

Teaching Interests

  • Modern Arabic Literature
  • Arab American and Diasporic Literature
  • Postcolonial Theory
  • Translation Theory
  • The Arabic Language