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Ellen McLarney, Associate Professor of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies and Director of the Duke University Middle East Studies Center and Director of Duke Islamic Studies and Assistant Professor of Women's Studies

Ellen McLarney
Contact Info:
Office Location:  2204ERWIN Road Room 226, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
Email Address: send me a message
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Teaching (Spring 2022):

  • AMES 295S.01, BLACK MUSLIMS Synopsis
    Allen 226, MW 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
    (also cross-listed as AAAS 295S.01, GSF 296S.01, ICS 222S.01, RELIGION 295S.01, RIGHTS 295S.01)
Office Hours:

By appointment only

Ph.D.Columbia University2004
M.A.Columbia University1998
B.A.Brown University1992

Research Interests: Arabic literature, Islamic Studies, Gender


Islam • Liberalism • Secularism

Curriculum Vitae
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. McLARNEY, E; MOTTAHEDEH, N, Soundscapes of the iranian revolution, Journal of Middle East Women'S Studies, vol. 16 no. 2 (July, 2020), pp. 227-234 [doi]
  2. McLARNEY, E, Cover art concept, Journal of Middle East Women'S Studies, vol. 16 no. 3 (January, 2020), pp. 329-330 [doi]
  3. McLarney, E, BeyoncĂ©'s soft power: Poetics and politics of an afro-diasporic aesthetics, Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies, vol. 34 no. 2 (September, 2019), pp. 1-39, Duke University Press [doi]  [abs]
  4. McLarney, E, James baldwin and the power of black muslim language, Social Text, vol. 37 no. 1 (March, 2019), pp. 51-84, Duke University Press [doi]
  5. McLarney, E, Cover art concept, Journal of Middle East Women'S Studies, vol. 15 no. 2 (January, 2019), pp. 235-236 [doi]

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