Dr. Shakir Mustafa
Associate Professor of Arabic
Dr. Mustafa earned his Ph. D. in Irish literature at Indiana University in 1999. He grew up in Iraq, and taught at Mosul University, Northern Iraq, for 11 years. He also taught at Indiana University and Boston University from 1999 to 2008. His publications include Contemporary Iraqi Fiction: An Anthology (Syracuse, c2008). His research interests include literary translation, Irish drama, and Jewish American fiction. He has given dozens of lectures, and radio and television interviews (NPR, BBC, NECN, FOX News, Voice of America, among others) on Arab and Muslim cultures and politics.
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Ms. Nawal Nasrallah
Ms. Nasrallah is a native of Iraq. She is an award-winning researcher and food writer. Her books include Delights from the Garden of Eden, a Cookbook and a History of the Iraqi Cuisine, 2003, Beginner’s Iraqi Arabic, with 2 Audio CDs, 2006, an English translation of a 10th-century Baghdadi cookbook entitled Annals of the Caliphs' Kitchens, 2007; and Dates: A Global History, 2011. Her recipes have been featured in The New York Times, Boston Globe Magazine, and Food and Wine, as well as other publications. Follow the links below to read about the most ancient and the first documented world cuisine.
Iraqi Literary and Culinary Culture: A Unique
Experience via Mind and Stomach
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
2:00 - 4:00 pm
ECC112, East Campus Commons
Contemporary Iraqi Fiction: An Anthology
(Middle East Literature in Translation)
Gastronomy in Medieval Baghdad: Cooking for Pleasure and Health
Biryani Iraqi Style Spicy Rice
Eggplant Cold dish & Hummus
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Center for Middle East Studies
US Ethnic Studies Program
Women's and Gender Studies Program
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