Ahmad Diab

Ahmad Diab

Assistant Professor
Dept of Middle Eastern Languages & Cultures
Research Expertise and Interest
Arabic literature, translation studies, Arabic philology, Middle Eastern cinemo, post-colonial politics of culture and representation
Research Description

Ahmad Diab received his B.A. from Damascus University, majoring in English Literature. He completed an M.A. in English Literature at City University of New York while on a Fulbright scholarship. He was awarded a Ph.D. from the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, New York University. On an Erasmus Mundus scholarship he spent a semester of research at Universitat de Barcelona. His research interests are twentieth and twenty-first century Arabic literature; translation studies; Arabic philology; Middle Eastern cinema; post-colonial politics of culture and representation.

Diab’s work has appeared in the Arab Studies Journal, the Journal of Palestine Studies, the Washington Square Review, Wasafiri, Jadaliyya, and Al-Shabaka. 

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