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Mustapha Marrouchi


Mustapha Marrouchi is currently the Rogers Fellow is Post-colonial Literature in the Department of English Literature at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. He received his Licence, Maîtrise, and DEA degrees from the Université de Provence (France), and his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. Dr. Marrouchi has taught at the University of Toronto and the University of Lethbridge in Canada, the University of Tunis I (Tunisia), Hannover Universität, Brunshweig Universität (Germany), and Louisiana State University. In 2006, he was given the James L. Kinneavy Award.

Dr. Marrouchi’s publications include Edward Said at the Limits (SUNY Press, 2004) and Signifying with a Vengeance (SUNY Press, 2002). He edited Algeriad: Colonialism, Islamism, Terrorism (West Chester University Press, 2003) and has written widely on Islam, terrorism, African-American literature, Arabic literature, theory, colonial discourse, couscous, war, and soccer. His essays have been translated into Catalan, Urdu, and Arabic and his writing has appeared in a variety of journals including Boundary 2, Texte, College Literature, Journal of African Philosophy, JAC, The Dalhousie Review, Akhbar al-Adab, Ariel, The Southern Review, Countercurrents, Globalcomment. A frequent public speaker, he has voiced his opinion on the invasion of Iraq, terrorism, fundamentalism, torture, injustice. Most recently, Dr. Marrouchi has submitted a manuscript, The Delights of the Margin, which documents the value, surplus, and management of subculture and argues that this way of telling and/or seeing challenges and keeps the core—wherever that may be—in check. He is also editing a collection of essays tentatively titled Embargoed Literature: Arabic. Dr. Marrouchi is currently working on a book he calls Unspeakable Things Spoken at Last as well as on an essay which examines The Clash of Ignorance between the East, the West, and the Rest.




















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