Ellen McLarney
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Women's Studies

Ellen McLarney

Office Location: 2204 Erwin Road Room 226, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
Email Address: ellenmc@duke.edu


Ph.D., Columbia University, 2004
M.A., Columbia University, 1998
B.A., Brown University, 1992

Research Categories: Arabic literature and language; cultural studies of the Middle East; feminist theologies in Islam

Teaching (Fall 2015):   (typical courses)

  • AMES 319S.01, Andalusia Synopsis
    Franklin center 028, Th 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
  • AMES 325.01, Islamic awakening Synopsis
    East duke 108, Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM

Teaching (Spring 2016):   (typical courses)

  • AMES 281SL.002, Revolution on screen Synopsis
    Smith wrhs 271, M 03:05 PM-03:15 PM
  • AMES 281SL.02L, Revolution on screen Synopsis
    Smith wrhs 271, M 03:20 PM-05:35 PM
  • AMES 339S.01, Local islams Synopsis
    Franklin center 230, W 11:45 AM-02:15 PM

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. E.A. McLarney, Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening (2015), Princeton University Press [html] .
  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 (2015), 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 (2015) .
  4. Women's Rights in the Egyptian Constitution: (Neo)Liberalism's Family Values, Jadaliyya (May 22, 2013) [womens-rights-in-the-egyptian-constitution_%28neo%29li] .
  5. American Freedom and Islamic Fascism: Ideology in the Hall of Mirrors, Theory and Event, vol. 14 no. 3 (September, 2011) [Word, PDF].

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