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Visiting Fellow, 2023 – 2024

Dima Ayoub

Assistant Professor of Arabic and C.V. Starr Junior Faculty Fellow in International Studies Middlebury University

Biography

Dima Ayoub is an Assistant Professor of Arabic and C.V. Starr Junior Faculty Fellow in International Studies and the former director of the Middle East studies program at Middlebury University. Her book manuscript Paratext and Power: Modern Arabic Literature in Translation rewrites the social and cultural history of modern Arabic literature in translation by centering the role of paratexts in addition to publishers, translators, and writers. Ayoub’s work connects the fields of Digital Humanities with studies of Arabic and comparative literature. She has developed a digital archive of modern Arabic literature in English, French, German, and Spanish translation. During her residency as a Visiting Fellow at the Neubauer Collegium she is collaborating on the Quest for Modern Language research project.