Ph.D., UC Berkeley 1985
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Gender; human rights; folklore and material culture; visual anthropology; Middle East and North Africa (Director, G. E. Von Grunebaum Center for Near Eastern Studies 2007-12), on sabbatical 2012-13
Fatna ElBouih: Talk of Darkness, Human Rights in Morocco. A public reading and lecture at UCLA, March 10, 2009. watch video
A Thousand and One Nights: Oral Epic Performance
The Tale of Anas al-Wujud and al-Ward fi-l-Akmam. An Oral Performance by Awadallah Abd al-Jalil Ali. watch video
A Thousand and One Nights: The Merchant of Art
Supplementary media for the UCLA course: A Thousand and One Nights Alf Layla wa-Layla, taught by Prof. Susan Slyomovics. watch video
2013. Co-editor. Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa: Into the New Millenium. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
2012. Co-editor. Jews and French Colonialism in Algeria. Special guest edited issue of the Journal of North African Studies, volume 17, number 5, December.
2010. Editor. Clifford Geertz in Morocco. Routledge.
2008. Co-editor. Waging War and Making Peace: Reparations and Human Rights. Left Coast Press.
2008. Co-translator (Arabic). Fatna El Bouih, Talk of Darkness. University of Texas Press.
2005. The Performance of Human Rights in Morocco. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
2001. Editor. The Living Medina in the Maghrib: The Walled Arab City in Literature, Architecture, and History. London: Frank Cass.
2001. Co-editor. Women and Power in the Middle East. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
1998. The Object of Memory: Arab and Jew Narrate the Palestinian Village. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
1987. The Merchant of Art: An Egyptian Hilali Oral Epic Poet in Performance. Berkeley: University of California Press.
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