Media and Video


Recent Lectures:

 “World Literature and the Post-Liberal Norm.” American University of Beirut. 1 March 2018. Sponsored by the Issam Fares Institute (IFI) and Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR) (Invited lecture)

“Toward Cross-Cultural Studies 2.0.”  American University of Beirut. 22 March 2017. (Invited lecture)

“La Littérature mondiale : L’Esquisse d’un humanisme pour l’ère numérique.” Conference: Vers une littérature mondiale à l’heure du numérique? Université Paris – Sorbonne. 30 September – 2 October 2015. (Invited lecture)


Photos from the ACLA Annual Meeting, Vancouver back in 2011

As Conference Committee Chair of the 2011 ACLA Annual Meeting held in Vancouver, I had the pleasure of working with several brilliant colleagues. Here: Haun Saussy (Yale U) and Elizabeth Richmond Garza (U Texas – Austin).

And here, still at the 2011 ACLA, with David Damrosch (Harvard U).

With student editors…

I served as Faculty Advisor for SFU World Literature’s magazine, The Lyre. Here, with the editors of the first issue of the magazine: (from left) Sonya Ryou, Daniel Poirier, Brittany Vesterback.

One of many MC gigs…

Hosting a World Literature-sponsored event, “Global Tensions,” at SFU Surrey, Oct 2010, featuring the writers Kamila Shamsie (left) and Denise Chong (right).


Old newspaper and magazine clippings

Article in The Nation, “Hezbollah — Sound and Futile Fury,”

al-Akbar Article 28-6-10

al-Safir 5-2-05

al-Safir 28-5-04

an-Nahar Article 3-6-00

Orient-Le Jour 4-6-04