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Amanda Batarseh

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (UC Davis)

Assistant Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature

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Amanda Batarseh received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from UC Davis and was a UC Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Riverside in the Department of Languages and Literature. Her research and teaching interests include Modern Arabic Literature, Arab Literature in Diaspora, Palestine Studies, Indigenous Studies, Mediterranean Studies and Comparative Literature. 

“Raja Shehadeh’s ‘Cartography of Refusal’: The Enduring Land Narrative Practice of Palestinian Walks”, Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry 9, no. 2 (2021)

“Reading Indigenous Grammars of Place and Narrative Transit in Bethlehem’s Mary,” in Bethlehem: A Socio-Cultural History, ed. Mitri Raheb (2020)

“Re/writing the Orient: Ludovico Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso, the Thousand and One Nights and the Hundred and One Nights,” California Italian Studies Journal 9, no. 1 (2019)

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