Ibrahim al-Koni’s Cosmology of the Desert in Three Movements

Ibrahim al-Koni, New Waw, Saharan Oasis, trans. William M. Hutchins, Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas Austin, 2014, 166 pp., $21.95 US (pbk), ISBN 9780292754751. [Originally published in Arabic as Waw al-ṣaghīr, 1997].

Ibrahim al-Koni, The Puppet, trans. William M. Hutchins, Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas Austin, 2010, 129 pp., $16.00 US (pbk), ISBN 9780292723351. [Originally published in Arabic as al-Dumā in 1998].

Ibrahim al-Koni, The Scarecrow, trans. William M. Hutchins, Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas Austin, 2015, 128 pp., $21.95 US (pbk), ISBN 9781477302521. [Originally published in Arabic as al-Fazzā‘ in 1998].

Alexa Firat’s review: “Ibrahim al-Koni’s Cosmology of the Desert in Three Movements”

Foucault in Iran Forum – A Letter to Foucault: Selectively Narrating the Stories of Secular Iranian Feminists

“A Letter to Foucault: Selectively Narrating the Stories of Secular Iranian Feminists” by Kristin Soraya Batmanghelichi (Columbia University)

Part of a Book Symposium on Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi’s Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment, University of Minnesota Press, 2016, 272 pp., $27.00 US (pbk), ISBN 9780816699490.

Foucault in Iran Forum – Foucault, the Iranian Revolution, and the Politics of Collective Action

“Foucault, the Iranian Revolution, and the Politics of Collective Action” by Navid Pourmokhtari (University of Alberta)

Part of a Book Symposium on Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi’s Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment, University of Minnesota Press, 2016, 272 pp., $27.00 US (pbk), ISBN 9780816699490.

Foucault in Iran Forum – Foucault’s Folly: Iran, Political Spirituality, and Counter-Conduct

“Foucault’s Folly: Iran, Political Spirituality, and Counter-Conduct” by Kevin Thompson (DePaul University)

Part of a Book Symposium on Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi’s Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment, University of Minnesota Press, 2016, 272 pp., $27.00 US (pbk), ISBN 9780816699490.

Israeli Apartheid: Our South Africa Moment

128 Apartheid Israel

Jon Soske and Sean Jacobs, eds., Apartheid Israel: The Politics of an Analogy, Haymarket Books, 2015, 212 pp., $16.00 US (pbk), ISBN 9781608465187.

128 Israel and South Africa

Ilan Pappé, ed., Israel and South Africa: The Many Faces of Apartheid, Zed Books, 2015, 374 pp., $21.95 US (pbk), ISBN 9781783605897.

Reviewed by: Marjorie N. Feld (Babson College)

Marjorie N. Feld’s Israeli Apartheid Israel: Our South Africa Moment

 

The Temporal Iranian Prologue to Modern(ist) Persian Literature

123 Literature of the Early Twentieth Century

Ali-Asghar Seyed-Ghorab, ed., Literature of the Early Twentieth Century: From the Constitutional Period to Reza Shah, A History of Persian Literature XI, I.B. Tauris, 2015, xxii + 519 pp., $110.00 US (hbk), ISBN 9781845119126.

Reviewed by: Michael Craig Hillmann (The University of Texas at Austin)

Michael Craig Hillmann’s The Temporal Iranian Prologue to Modern(ist) Persian Literature