Leah Mirakhor

Leah Mirakhor is an assistant professor in the Department of English at the College of Wooster. Her articles have appeared in African American Review and Studies in American Jewish Literature. She is currently working on a monograph that examines the relationship between American empire, the figure of terror, and the intimate.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Living in the Aftermath

Leah Mirakhor follows Hisham Matar's search for his father, kidnapped by the Qaddafi regime, in "The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between."...


The Hoodie and the Hijab: Arabness, Blackness, and the Figure of Terror
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