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Recent Books by Faculty

Muhamad Ali
  • Islam and Colonialism: Becoming Modern in Indonesia and Malaya (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016)
  • Bridging Islam and the West: An Indonesian Perspective (Ushul Press, 2009)
  • Teologi Pluralis-Multikultural (Kompas, 2003)
Reza Aslan
  • God: A Human History (Random House, 2017)
  • Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth (Random House, 2014)
  • No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam (Random House, 2011)
  • Beyond Fundamentalism: Confronting Religious Extremism in the Age of Globalization (Random House, 2010)
Sherine Hafez
  • Women of the Midan: The Untold Stories of Egypt’s Revolutionaries. Indiana University Press, Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa Series, 2019.
  • Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa: Into the New Millennium. Eds. Sherine Hafez and Susan Slyomovics. Indiana University Press, 2013.
  • An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements. New York University Press, 2011.
  • Reprinted (Middle East Version). The American University In Cairo Press, 2011.
  • The Terms of Empowerment: Islamic Women Activists in Egypt. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2003.
Erith Jaffe
  • Commedia dell’ Arte and the Mediterranean: Charting Journeys and Mapping “Others” (Ashgate Publishing, Sept. 2015)
  • The Multilingual Art of Commedia dell’Arte (Ottawa, Toronto, N.Y.: Legas, 2009)
Tabassum Ruhi Khan
  • Beyond Hybridity and Fundamentalism: Emerging Muslim Identity in Globalized India (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015)
Laila Lalami
  • The Other Americans: A Novel (Pantheon, 2019)
  • The Moor’s Account (Vintage 2015)
  • Secret Son (Algonquin, 2009; Penguin, 2010)
  • Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits (Algonquin Books, 2005)
Benjamin Liu
  • Medieval Joke Poetry: The Cantigas d'Escarnho e de Mal Dizer (Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature, 2004)
Susan Ossman
  • Moving Matters: Paths of Serial Migration (Stanford University Press, 2013)
  • Three Faces of Beauty: Casablanca, Paris, Cairo (Duke University Press, 2002)
  • Picturing Casablanca: Portraits of Power in a Modern City (University California Press, 1994)
  • The Places We Share, Migration, Subjectivity and Global Mobility (Lexington Books 2007)
Jeffrey Sacks
  • Iterations of Loss: Mutilation and Aesthetic Form, Al-Shidyaq to Darwish (Fordham UP, 2015)
  • Mahmoud Darwish, Why Did You Leave the Horse Alone?, trans. Jeffrey Sacks (New York: Archipelago, 2006)
Fariba Zarinebaf
  • Mediterranean Encounters: Trade and Pluralism in Early Modern Galata (UC Press, 2018)
  • Fariba Zarinebaf. Women on the Margins: Gender, Charity and Justice in the Early Modern Middle East, Istanbul: Istanbul: Istanbul, 2014.
  • Crime and Punishment in Istanbul, 1700-1800 (UC Press, 2010)
  • Fariba  Zarinebaf, J.L. Davis and J. Bennet, An Historical and Economic Geography of  Ottoman Greece: Southwest Morea in the Eighteenth Century. Princeton: American School of Classical Studies, 2005.
  • Thierry Zarcone and Fariba Zarinebaf-Shahr, eds., Les Iraniens d'Istanbul. (Bibliothèque Iranienne No. 42, Varia Turcica XXIV) Paris, Tehran, and Istanbul: Institut Français d'Études Anatoliennes, Paris, Tehran, Louvain: Peeters, 1993.