Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois

Waïl S. Hassan

Professor of English, Center for African Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, French and Italian, and Center for Global Studies

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Contact Information

  • Address: Comparative & World Literature<br />3080 FLB<br />707 S Mathews<br />M/C 160<br />Urbana, IL 61801
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Selected Publications


  • The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions. Oxford University Press, 2017.
  • Lughz al-Qaf. Cairo: National Center for Translation, 2015.
  • Approaches to Teaching the Works of Naguib Mahfouz. MLA Publications, 2012.
  • Immigrant Narratives: Orientalism and Cultural Translation in Arab American and Arab British Literature. Oxford University Press, 2011.
  • Thou Shalt Nor Speak My Language. Syracuse University Press, 2008.
  • Tayeb Salih: Ideology and the Craft of Fiction. Syracuse University Press, 2003.

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