Recent Submissions

  • Frantz Fanon: traveling psychoanalysis and colonial Algeria 

    Bentahar, Ziad (University of Manitoba, 2009-09)
    Although Frantz Fanon's writings were intimately tied to colonial Algeria, his reflections have found resonance among a wide variety of audiences because of their theoretical and ideological value. Possibly, Fanon's limited ...
  • Location of memory: diachronic and synchronic Alibism and Hui identity 

    Bentahar, Ziad (University of Iowa, 2016)
    Among China's various Muslim groups, the Hui stand out on the basis of their ethnicity, history and location, and are considered unlike the Turkic groups in Western territories. The Hui are not confined to a definite region ...
  • Continental drift: the disjunction of north and sub-Saharan Africa 

    Bentahar, Ziad (Indiana University Press, 2011-01)
    Research and popular imaginative views of Africa in the last few decades have tended to leave out the northern region, even when referring to the continent as a whole. In many academic disciplines, “Africa” and “The Arab ...
  • Tintin in the Arab world and Arabic in the world of Tintin 

    Bentahar, Ziad (Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta, 2012)
    "My purpose is not to make gratuitous assumptions about the political intentions of Dar al-Maarif, or reveal any sinister agenda behind (self-)censorship trends among Egyptian publishers. Rather, ...