Primary & Adjunct Courses

Approved WGS Courses - Primary
African American and African Studies
AAS 3000 – Women and Religion in Africa (Global)
AAS 3250 – MotherLands: Landscapes of Hunger, Futures of Plenty (Global)

American Sign Language
ASL 2300 - Women and Gender in the Deaf World


Selected Publications
The Interethnic Imagination: Roots and Passages in Contemporary Asian American Fiction, Oxford University Press, 2009
The Daughter’s Return: African-American and Caribbean Women's Fictions of History, Oxford University Press, 2001



Selected Publications
Pauline Hopkins. Of One Blood, Or the Hidden Self, edited, And with an Introduction. Simon and Schuster, 2004.
Frederick Douglass.  Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, edited and with an introduction. Oxford University Press, 1999.           
Leaving Pipe Shop:  Memories of Kin. Scribner’s, 1997 Paperback edition, W. W. Norton, 1998.
Period Editor, "Realism, Naturalism, Modernism, 1940-1960."
Norton Anthology of African-African-American Literature, Henry Louis Gates and Nellie McKay, General Editors, 1996.


Selected Publications
The Promise of Memory: Childhood Recollection and its Objects in Literary Modernism (Cambridge, MA:  Harvard University Press, 2011).

The Promised Land? Feminist Writing in the German Democratic Republic (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2001), 273 pp.


Selected Publications
Justice Interrupted:  The Struggle for Constitutional Government in the Middle East (Cambridge, Mass, Harvard University Press, 2013)

Colonial Citizens: Republican Rights, Paternal Privilege, and Gender in French Syria and Lebanon, New York, Columbia University Press, 2000.


Selected Publications

The New Media Environment, Wiley-Blackwell, Aug 2010

Speaking Of Abortion, University of Chicago Press, Apr 1999

Women Watching Television, University of Pennsylvania Press, Mar 1991


Selected Publications

Anxiety of Erasure: Trauma, Authorship, and the Diaspora in Arab Women’s Writings. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2015.

Co-editor with (Tarek El-Ariss), "Queer Affects," special issue of International Journal of Middle East Studies 45:2 May 2013.


Selected Publications
"Narrative, Drama, and Emotion in Instrumental Music," in Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 55/3 (1997)
"Concepts of Musical Unity," in Cook and Everist, Rethinking Music (1999); "Musical Performance as Analytical Communication," in Gaskell and Kemal, Performance and Authenticity in the Arts (1999)
"Criticism: General Introduction" and "Narratology, narrativity," in New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians; "Learning from 'Occasional' Writing," in repercussions 6/2 (2001)