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Ph.D. University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Biography / Academic Interests
Dr. Kudsieh’s research interests include comparative and world literature, cultural encounters between the East (Near East and South Asia) and the West, travel accounts, literary and postcolonial theory, cinema studies and adaptation theory.
Scholarship / Publications
“The Inception of Oriental Doxology: European pilgrimages to the Holy Land, before and during the Crusades.” In Changing Conceptions of the ‘Other’: Travel Writing in the Mediterranean. Eds. Patrick Crowley, Silvia Ross, and Noreen Humble. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.
“Season of Migration to the North: (Be)Longing, (Re)Location, and Gendered Geographies.” In Thamyris 10 (2003) 201-217.
“Andalusian Literature.” In Encyclopaedia of Women and Islamic Cultures. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2003. 10-16.
“Diasporas: Caribbean,” “World Bank” and “IMF” (500 words each). In A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures. Eds. Prem Kumar Poddar and David Johnson. New York: Edinburgh University Press/Columbia University Press, 2005.
“Karayanni's Dancing Fear and Desire.” In Postcolonial Text. 2:3 (2006) (http://journals.sfu.ca/pocol/index.php/pct/article/view/544/272)
“Bill Ashcroft & Pal Ahluwalia, Edward Said: The Paradox of Identity.’ In International Comparative Literature Association (Spring-Summer/printemps-été, 2000) 134-136.