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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 (Fall 2018):

  • RELIGION 156.01, SCRIPTURE Synopsis
    Soc/Psych 130, TuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
    (also cross-listed as AMES 138.01, JEWISHST 156.01)
    East Union 02, Th 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
  • AMES 205FS.01, LITERARY ISLAM Synopsis
    Carr 135, M 01:25 PM-03:55 PM
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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