Yasmine Ramadan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, French and Italian

Yasmine received her PhD from the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University. Between 2012-2014 she was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Middle Eastern Studies Program and the Newhouse Center for the Humanities at Wellesley College. Her research and teaching interests include modern Arabic literature, the Arabic language, comparative literature, post colonialism, and spatial theory. Her current book project, Shifting Ground: Space in Egyptian Fiction, examines the fiction of the sixties generation in Egypt, through literary depictions of urban, rural, and exilic space. She has been published in Journal of Arabic LiteratureAlif: Journal of Comparative Poetics, and Arab Studies Journal.

Yasmine Ramadan, Ph.D.
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518 Phillips Hall (PH)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States