For descriptions of these projects, please see the Spring 2013 TAARII Newsletter, Issue 08-01.
Liliana Carrizo, Ethnomusicology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Exiled Nostalgia: Remembrances of Iraq in the Improvised Songs of Iraqi-Jewish Women"
Sam Dolbee, History and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University
“Infrastructure and Illness in the Modern Middle East"
Dr. Maurice Pomerantz, Literature, New York University, Abu Dhabi
“Arabic Fictions before the Novel: Networks, Geographies, and Literary Markets in Maqāmāt Works from Ottoman Iraq from the 15th to the 19th Centuries"