miriam cooke


Magical Realism in Libya (2010)

This essay argues that the writings of Libyan Ibrahim al-Kuni, and particularly Nasif al-hajar with its emphasis on animal-human juxtapositions and metamorphoses, should be considered examples

Deploying the Muslimwoman (2008)

The roles and restrictions for Muslim women have been controversial for years and years to the point where Muslim women have been lumped into a

The Muslimwoman (2007)

In the 6 years since the events of 9/11 Muslims have become the Other and veiled Muslim women have become their visible representatives… So intertwined

In Search of Leo Africanus (2005)

Along with 18 Duke University students, cooke sets off from Spain to Morocco to retrace the steps of  Hassan al-Wazzan al-Fassi al-Zayyati, later to become John

Contesting Campus Watch (2004)

After World War II, the US government realized that the lack of foreign relations and foreign languages departments in US schools was hindering communication and