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