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Ellen McLarney, Associate Professor of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies and Assistant Professor of Women's Studies

Ellen McLarney
Contact Info:
Office Location:  2204 Erwin Road Room 226, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 668-3849
Email Address: send me a message
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Teaching (Spring 2017):

  • AMES 295S.01, BLACK MUSLIMS Synopsis
    Franklin Center 230, W 01:25 PM-03:55 PM
    (also cross-listed as AAAS 295S.01, GSF 296S.01, ICS 222S.01, RELIGION 295S.01)
  • AMES 319S.01, ANDALUSIA Synopsis
    Friedl Bdg 216, Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
    (also cross-listed as JEWISHST 319S.01, MEDREN 352S.01, RELIGION 214S.01, ROMST 319S.01)
  • AMES 519S.01, ANDALUSIA Synopsis
    Friedl Bdg 216, Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
    (also cross-listed as JEWISHST 519S.01, RELIGION 519S.01, ROMST 519S.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, FREEDOM, JUSTICE, AND THE POWER OF ADAB, International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 48 no. 01 (February, 2016), pp. 25-46, ISSN 0020-7438 [doi]  [abs]
  2. E.A. McLarney, The Redemption of Women’s Liberation: Reviving Qasim Amin, in Transformations of Modern Arab Thought: Intellectual History after the Liberal Age, edited by Max Weiss and Jens Hanssen (2016), Princeton University Press
  3. E.A. McLarney, On Constitutions and Women’s Rights: Egypt in 2012 and 2014, in Women's Rights in the Aftermath of the Arab Spring, edited by Fatima Sadiqi (2016)
  4. McLarney, EA, Soft force: Women in Egypt's Islamic awakening (2015), pp. 1-312, Princeton University Press, ISBN 9781400866441 [html]  [abs]
  5. McLarney, E, Zaynab al-Ghazali, in Encyclopaedia of Islam (2015), Brill

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