Interstitial Spaces

To be interstitial means being located at the intersection of the local and the global, mediating between the two contrary categories which in syllogism are called subalternity and superalternity. Hamid Naficy: from An Accented Cinema In Tayyif, my father and I discover a mud hut during a picnic to the countryside. Inside the cool soft […]


Sharjah International Book Fair

Sahar Muradi and I will be vlogging from the Sharjah International Book Fair Oct. 26-Nov. 1 (Although festival goes on til Nov. 6). We will be debuting One Story, Thirty Stories (Afsanah, Seesanah): An Anthology of Contemporary Afghan American Literature at #SHJIBF More details soon! Sharjah International Book Fair 2010


A Recap of Spring 2010

A day long bike ride in Marine Park, Brooklyn formally marks the end of the Spring 2010 semester! Highlights of this semester, teaching American Literature & History at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Student presentations were so beautiful that I documented them to share. I’ll be posting in the Teaching Portfolio section the photos, family […]