Short interview with me about my Arab-Russian/Arab-Soviet project published on the TRAFO – Blog for Transregional Research in Berlin: “I want to see more rising scholars with large and diverse language sets and really transnational interests – 5in10 with Margaret Litvin”

Some press coverage and reviews of Four Arab Hamlet Plays:


Selected earlier articles and interviews

Rich Barlow, Two CAS Professors Win Respected Fellowships, BU Today, March 26, 2015.

هاملت العربي في… الزعتري؟!  Al-Hayat article by Samir Frangie on Hamlet’s Arab Journey and the future of Arab cultural studies (in Arabic). April 27, 2014.

Susan Seligson, “New Middle East-North Africa Major Fills Gap at CAS,” On the Middle East and North Africa Studies program I founded. BU Today, May 6, 2014.

Interview with Colleen Kennedy on The Shakespeare Standard, posted April 2013.

Interview on Pod Academy: a half-hour podcast about my work with Tanjil Rashid. Posted September 13, 2012.

Should I include my own writing too? “Not Dead Yet,” Cairo dispatch on n+1, June 21, 2012.

For reviews of Hamlet’s Arab Journey, see Margaret Litvin’s page under For non-academic reviews and other stuff, see the Hamlet’s Arab Journey Facebook page.

Dec 12, 2011. Q&A in BU Today online magazine:

December 8, 2011. Write-up by Ibrahim Ouf in Al-Messa (المساء) newspaper, part of the Egyptian state-owned Gumhuriyya conglomerate.

Dec 4, 2011. The Guardian/Observer mentions Hamlet’s Arab Journey as an “inspired” study and “quirky” Christmas gift.

Nov 26, 2011. Profile by Daniele Raineri (in Italian) in the Rome-based daily Il Foglio.

Nov 24, 2011, 10:30pm. Interview with Motaz Elagamy on the “Panorama of the Theatre” program on Egyptian state radio.  Didn’t get a recording.  It was a little iffy at the Maspero building that night.

Winter 2009. Profile by Bari Walsh in Bostonia magazine. Thanks to Vernon Doucette for the awesome photo shoot with the (genuine; borrowed from the College of Fine Arts) human skull!


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