Margaret Litvin

Margaret
Litvin

Associate Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature, Boston University

Center Associate
Expertise
Arab-Russsian and Arab-Soviet literary ties
Soviet internationalism
socialist literary netWorks
Russia and "its" Muslims
literary translation and translation studies
translingual literature
Current Project
Another East: Arab Writers, Moscow Dreams
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Education

Ph.D.
, University of Chicago
Selected Publications

Hamlet’s Arab Journey: Shakespeare’s Prince and Nasser’s Ghost (Princeton UP, 2011).

Four Arab Hamlet Plays: An Anthology, co-edited with Marvin Carlson and Joy Arab (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, 2016).

“Egypt’s Uzbek Mirror: Muhammad Mansi Qandil’s Post-Soviet Islamic Humanism,” Journal of Arabic Literature 42:2 (2011), 101-119.

“Full of Noises: When ‘World Shakespeare’ Met the ‘Arab Spring,’” co-authored with Saffron Walkling and Raphael Cormack, Shakespeare (Journal of the British Shakespeare Association), Aug 2015.

“From Tahrir to ‘Tahrir’: Some Theatrical Impulses toward the Egyptian Uprising,” Theatre Research International 38:2 (2013), 116-123. Peer-reviewed special issue “Performing the Arab Spring.”

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