Emily Drumsta

Emily Drumsta is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Brown University, specializing in modern Arabic and Francophone literatures. She has articles and chapters published or forthcoming in Middle Eastern Literatures, Social Text, Research in African Literatures, and The Routledge Handbook of Arabic Translation. Her translations have appeared in McSweeney’s, Circumference, Jadaliyya, Asymptote, Arabic Literature (in English), and the Trinity Journal of Literary Translation. She is a co-founder of Tahrir Documents, an online archive of broadsides, pamphlets, and other ephemera collected in Cairo’s Tahrir Square during the 2011 uprisings in Egypt.

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