Ambiguities of domination : politics, rhetoric, and symbols in contemporary Syria Book , Print in English
1. Believing in Spectacles -- 2. Killing Politics: Official Rhetoric and Permissible Speech -- 3. Acting "As If": The Story of M -- 4. Signs of Transgression -- 5. Complicating Compliance.
Guapa Book , Print in English
Set over the course of twenty-four hours, Guapa follows Rasa, a gay man living in an unnamed Arab country, as he tries to carve out a life for himself in the midst of political and social upheaval. Rasa spends his days translating for Western journalists and pining for the nights…
Guest house for young widows : among the women of ISIS Book , Print in English
"In early 2014, the Islamic State clinched its control of Raqqa in Syria. Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS, urged Muslims around the world to come join the caliphate. Witnessing the brutal oppression of the Assad regime in Syria, and moved to fight for justice, thousands of men and…
West Beyrouth West Beirut Video/Film , DVD in Arabic
"In April, 1975, civil war breaks out: Beirut is partitioned along a Muslim-Christian line. Tarek is in high school making Super 8 movies with his friend, Omar. At first the war is a lark: school has closed, the violence is fascinating, getting from West to East is a game. His…