MALTI-DOUGLAS, Fedwa. American (born Lebanon), b. 1946. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Professor, writer, lecturer. Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, chercheur Associe Arabic, 1976; lecturer, San Diego State University, 1976-77; assistant professor of Arabic, University of Virginia, 1977-; concurrent position: consultant Arabic onomastics, Von Grunebaum Center, UCLA, and at University of Southern California, Von Grunebaum Center, 1976-77; director, University of Texas, Program in Comparative Literature; director, Rockefeller Foundation Humanities Residency Institute; chair and Middle Eastern Studies Program director, Indiana University, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures; fellow, American Research Center in Egypt, 1977-78; served on faculty of Salzburg Seminar, Austria. Publications: (with G. Fourcade) The Treatment by Computer of Medieval Arabic Biographical Data: An Introduction and Guide to the Onomasticum Arabicum, 1976; Bina al-Nass alTurathi: Dirasat fi al-Adab Wa-al-Tarajim, 1985; Structures of Avarice: The Bukhala in Medieval Arabic Literature, 1985; (with A. Douglas) L'ideologie par la Bande: Heros Politiques de France et d'Egypte au Miroir de la BD, 1987; Blindness & Autobiography: Al-Ayyam of Taha Husayn, 1988; Woman's Body, Woman's Word: Gender and Discourse in Arabo-Islamic Writing, 1991; (with A. Douglas) Arab Comic Strips: Politics of an Emerging Mass Culture, 1994; Men, Women, and God(s): Nawal El Saadawi and Arab Feminist Poetics, 1995; Hisland: Adventures in Ac-Ac-Academe, 1998; The Starr Report Disrobed, 2000; Medicines of the Soul: Female Bodies and Sacred Geographies in a Transitional Islam, 2001. Address: College of Arts and Sciences, Indiana University, 107 South Indiana, Bloomington, IN 47405, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]
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