writing

Seeking Primus Stoves in North Africa, on the Social Science Research Council blog Research Matters, August 1, 2017. 

Egypt, Laughter, and the History of Emotions, on the History of Emotions Blog of the Queen Mary Centre for the History of Emotions, March 7, 2016.

Cooking with Naguib Mahfouz, on Arabic Literature (in English), February 29, 2016.

The DC Palestinian Film & Arts Festival, Reviewed, with Nour Joudah, for the Washington City Paper Arts Desk, October 9, 2015.

Alert Level, on Medium. August 15, 2014. Drawing the police state.

Translation as Mourning, Translation as a 'Form of Cultural Interrogation,' on Arabic Literature (in English), June 29, 2014.

Apothecary Tales: Pharmacies in Today's Cairo, in Muftah, April 28, 2014.

Boycott Politics (There is no boycotting politics), on Medium. February 5, 2014.

Mediating Morocco, an essay exploring the women that have been pictured on Moroccan postcards since the days of the Protectorate, in [wherever]: an out of place journal. January 2014.

Do It For the Accessories: Chic Detritus from a Life Abroad, on Medium. December 24, 2013.

Anthropology and the Peace Corps: Five decades of learning to learn about culture, in WorldView magazine, Spring 2013.

Windows to Refuge: Camp Life Through the Eyes of Palestinian Youth in Lebanon, with Nour Joudah, in Jadaliyya, May 8, 2013.

Review of Arabic, Self and Identity: A Study in Conflict and Displacement, by Yasir Suleiman. Co-written with Francesco Sinatora, in Al-ʿArabiyya, Fall 2012. 

Romance, Not Romanticized: Three Stories of Love and Loss from the Boston Palestine Film Festival, in Jadaliyya, October 24, 2011.

Film and its Voices: the DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival, with Nour Joudah, in Jadaliyya, October 8, 2011.

Hope, Translated, review of Laila Lalami’s Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits and Tahar Ben Jelloun’s A Palace in the Old Village, in Jadaliyya, August 3, 2011.

From Dance to Transcendence, review of Dunia: Kiss Me Not on the Eyes, for Jadaliyya, June 13, 2011.