Noha Radwan

A picture of professor Radwan, smiling and looking at the viewer, wearing a red, collared shirt and black jacket.

Position Title
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
Affiliated Faculty of Middle East / South Asia Studies
Program Instructor of Arabic Language
Chancellor's Fellow

810 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Wednesdays 11.30-12.30pm

Education and Degree(s)

  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
  • M.A., American University in Cairo

Selected Publications

  • Egyptian Colloquial Poetry and the Modern Arabic Canon (Palgrave MacMillan, forthcoming - March 2012)
  • "The Egyptian Revolution in Verse," Chronicle of Higher Education, March 18, 2011
  • "The Land Speaks Arabic: Egyptian shi'r al-'ammiyya and Arab Nationalism," in Poetry and History, edited by Tarif Khalidi and Ramzi Baalbaki (American University in Beirut, 2011)
  • "Palestine in Arabic Colloquial Poetry," Journal of Palestine Studies, Summer 2011.
  • "The Place of Fiction in the Historical Archive," Critique: Critical Middle Eastern Studies, Vol.17, Spring 2008
  • "Athar al-farasha: The Butterfly Effect: (A Diary) by Mahmoud Darwish," Journal of Palestine Studies, Autumn 2009
  • "In Specters History is an Unfolding Paradigm," Journal of Palestine Studies, Summer 2011


  • The House of Jasmine, a novel by Ibrahim Abdel Meguid, Interlink Publishers (forthcoming - Spring 2012)