yasser elhariry | ياسر الحريري

assistant professor of french

311 dartmouth hall
HB 6087
Department:
French and Italian
Education:
phd new york university
ma purdue university
bsc purdue university

Selected Publications

BOOK

Pacifist Invasions: Arabic, Translation & the Postfrancophone Lyric. Liverpool University Press, 2017. Contemporary French & Francophone Cultures, 48.

EDITED VOLUME

Critically Mediterranean: Temporalities, Aesthetics & Deployments of a Sea in Crisis, coedited w/ Edwige Tamalet Talbayev. Palgrave, 2018. Mediterranean Perspectives, 4.

SPECIAL ISSUE

Cultures du mysticisme. Expressions maghrébines, vol. 16, nº 2, Winter 2017.

ESSAY

Critically Mediterranean: An Introduction, coauthored w/ Edwige Tamalet Talbayev. Critically Mediterranean: Temporalities, Aesthetics & Deployments of a Sea in Crisis. Palgrave, 2018. Mediterranean Perspectives, 4.

Mediterranean Lyric. Critically Mediterranean: Temporalities, Aesthetics & Deployments of a Sea in Crisis. Palgrave, 2018. Mediterranean Perspectives, 4.

érotisme mysticisme lettrisme. Introduction. Cultures du mysticisme. Expressions maghrébines, vol. 16, nº 2, Winter 2017,  pp. 1-22.

Divine Breath of Genesis [Joyce Mansour]. The Middle Eastern francosphère, edited by Claire Launchbury. Francosphères, vol. 6, nº 1, July 2017, pp. 61-86.

In ¾, a trembling question: Mediterranean literature? Global France, Global French, edited by Leslie Barnes & Dominic Thomas. Contemporary French Civilization, vol. 42, nº 1, April 2017, pp. 75-96.

8e dormant. Vers une poétique franco-arabe : Salah Stétié lecteur de Rimbaud. Rimbaud & le sacré, edited by Denis Saint-Amand & Robert St. Clair. Parade sauvage : revue d’études rimbaldiennes, nº 27, 2016, pp. 169-181.

f. Literature in the World, edited by Simon Gikandi. PMLA, vol. 131, nº 5, October 2016, pp. 1274-1283.

Translating Translating Tengour. Traduire le Maghreb, edited by Olivia C. Harrison & Teresa Villa-Ignacio. Expressions maghrébines, vol. 15, nº 1, Summer 2016, pp. 115-131.

Abdelwahab Meddeb, Sufi Poets & the New Francophone Lyric. PMLA, vol. 131, nº 2, March 2016, pp. 255-268. [53rd William Riley Parker Prize, Modern Language Association  press release  video  Dartmouth News story]

Alinguistic [Abdelfattah Kilito]. Expressions maghrébines, vol. 14, nº 2, Winter 2015, pp. 139-152.

Demeure, Jabès. French Forum, vol. 39, nº 2-3, Spring/Fall 2014, pp. 129-144.

Sky-Birds & Dead Trees: Edmond Jabès & Imruʾ al-Qays. Francophone Cultures & Geographies of Identity, edited by H. Adlai Murdoch & Zsuzsanna Fagyal, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013, pp. 146-163.

REVIEW

Hakim Abderrezak, Ex-Centric Migrations: Europe & the Maghreb in Mediterranean Cinema, Literature & Music, Indiana University Press, 2016. Bulletin of Francophone Postcolonial Studies, vol. 8, nº 1, Spring 2017, pp. 22–23.

Naïma Rachdi, L’Art de la nouvelle entre Occident et Orient. Guy de Maupassant et l’Égyptien Mahmûd Taymûr : influence de la littérature française sur la littérature arabe moderne, L’Harmattan, 2015. Nineteenth-Century French Studies, vol. 45, nº 1-2, Fall/Winter 2016–2017.

TRANSLATION

Serge Pey: Three Poems from “Why I Crush Tomatoes & Other Insurrections.” Jerome Rothenberg: Poems & Poetics. Jacket 2. 3 May 2015

Speaking Engagements

FALL 2017

Pacifist Invasions: Arabic, Translation & the Postfrancophone Lyric.

º University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Department of French & Italian. December 1, 2017.

º University of Wisconsin–Madison. Middle East Studies Program. December 4, 2017.

Afterlives of Literature. FRITLabs. University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Department of French & Italian. December 1, 2017.

WINTER 2017

‘How wonderfully this language falls on the ear’: postlanguage & Aḥmad Fāris al-Shidyāq’s Leg Over Leg. Multilingualism & Multilingual Identities in World Literatures. Convened by Wen-chin Ouyang. School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. January 18-20, 2018.

Exit/interzone: postlanguage, the typewriter & angloarabic cinepoetry. Department of Comparative Literature. The Pennsylvania State University. February 5, 2018.

Pacifist Invasions: Arabic, Translation & the Postfrancophone Lyric. University of Virginia. Program in Medieval Studies. Medieval Identities lecture series. Convened by Eric Matthew Ramirez-Weaver & Sana Abdi. February 15, 2018.

Afterlives of Literature. Graduate seminar. Program in Medieval Studies. University of Virginia. Convened by Eric Matthew Ramirez-Weaver & Sana Abdi. February 16, 2018.

SELECTED RECENT

Postfrancophone Lyric. Situating Lyric. Convened by Ralph Müller, Antonio Rodriguez & William Waters. First biennial conference of the International Network for the Study of Lyric. Boston University. June 7-11, 2017.

Hocquard & la Méditerranée : sur l’idée de « détroit ». Emmanuel Hocquard : la poésie mode d’emploi. Convened by Michel Murat, Abigail Lang, Jean-François Puff & Nathalie Koble. Maison de la Recherche, Université Paris-Sorbonne. June 1-3, 2017.

Unbearable: Love & Translation, Djebar & Ṭabarī. The Art of Translation: Poetics, Politics, Practice lecture series. Convened by Carolyn Shread. Smith College. February 6, 2017.

“Poetic Readings” of Love: Franco-Arabic Translations, Historiography & Literature. Transnational Modern Languages. Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Londra. December 2-3, 2016.

f—end[s] of french. Beyond French: Occitan, Arabic & the Languages of Poetry. Convened by Cecile Bishop, Downing Bray, Sanam Bader-Esfahani, Nicolas Estournel, Sarah Kay, Maria Sanchez-Reyes & Claire Reising. Future[s] of French. Maison française. New York University. November 16, 2016.

Works in Progress

Comparative monograph on love, focusing on lyric, mysticism, Sufism, the Mediterranean, Franco-Arabic poetry & poetics [feat/ Muḥammad ibn Jarīr al-Ṭabarī, Farīd al-Dīn ʿAṭṭār, Rābiʿa al-ʿAdawiyyahʿĀʾishah al-BāʿūniyyahAḥmad Fāris al-Shidyāq, Assia DjebarAbdelwahab Meddeb, Salah StétiéJames Baldwin, William Burroughs, David Cronenberg, the Coen brothersMichel Houellebecq].

Translations of Serge PeySalah StétiéAbdelwahab Meddeb.

Poetry Readings & Performances

Poésie d'action