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Evelyn Shakir

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Evelyn C. Shakir Associate Professor BA, Wellesley College; MA, Harvard University; PhD. Boston University Author of Bint Arab: Arab and Arab American Women in the United States (Praeger, 1997). For some years research has also centered on Arab American literature; more recently, has begun publishing short fiction. Teaching interests include ethnic literature, autobiography, and creative writing (the personal essay). Prior experience as a news writer and reader on the Arabic Hour television program in Boston and as producer of a two-part documentary on the Lebanese and Syrians in Massachusetts (for WGBH radio in Boston).

Bentey College, English Department