Who Is She

Personal information

Professor of Arabic Literature
Mona Mikhail

Contact information / Private

Contact information / Work

American University in Cairo
Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall, Room 2164
Cairo
Egypt
Phone: 
+2 0226151779

Education

PhD, Arabic Literature, University of Michigan, 1972

Competences

Arabic
English
French

Work history

Professor of Arabic Literature, Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations, American University in Cairo.
Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University.
Seen and Heard: A Century of Women in Literature and Culture. Boston: Interlink, 2004.
Dirasat fi al Qissa al Qasira (Studies in the Short Story). Cairo: The Supreme Council for Culture, 2004.
Studies in the Short Fiction of Idris and Mahfouz. New York: NYU Press, 1992.

Awards

Recipient of various grants from NEA, Fulbright, and NEH amongst others
Pegasus Prize for Translation, for "Seeds of Corruption"
P.E.N. Prize for translating stories by Yusuf Idris
Columbia University Translation Center Prize for the Story of Zuhra