Deborah A. Starr

Associate Professor
Near Eastern Studies/Jewish Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

415 White Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 254-6594

Deborah A. Starr

Associate Professor
Near Eastern Studies/Jewish Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Modern Arabic literature; Modern Hebrew literature; Middle Eastern cinema

Current Research Interest

Early Egyptian cinema; Sephardi and Mizrahi cultural production in Israel; representations of Cosmopolitan Egypt; literature and film of Middle Eastern minorities

Distinction

Hebrew University (Jerusalem) Mandel School for Advanced Study in the Humanities Visiting Scholar
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend Award

Selected Publications

Starr, Deborah A. Remembering Cosmopolitan Egypt: Literature, Culture and Empire. New York: Routledge, 2009.

Kahanoff, Jacqueline Shohet. Mongrels or Marvels: The Levantine Writings of Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff. Edited by Sasson Somekh and Deborah A. Starr. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2011.

Cornell Research Website Article

Stories of Inclusivity and What Followed