College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
  Suha Kudsieh
Assistant Professor

Suha Kudsieh
Assistant Professor

Office : Building 2S Room 231
Phone : 718.982.3684
Fax : 718.982.3643
Department Faculty Profile

Degrees :
Ph.D. University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Biography / Academic Interests :

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.

Encyclopaedia Entries:
“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.

Book Reviews:
“Karayanni's Dancing Fear and Desire.” In Postcolonial Text. 2:3 (2006) (

“Bill Ashcroft & Pal Ahluwalia, Edward Said: The Paradox of Identity.’ In International Comparative Literature Association (Spring-Summer/printemps-été, 2000) 134-136.