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Jabbari, Alexander

Farzaneh Family Assistant Professor of Persian Language and Literature, International and Area Studies
University of Oklahoma


Alexander Jabbari is the Farzaneh Family Assistant Professor of Persian Language and Literature in the department of International and Area Studies at the University of Oklahoma. His research addresses historical interaction between Persian and other literatures, and literary history and modernization in Persian. Currently he is working on a monograph about the emergence of modern literary historiography in Persian and Urdu. He received his PhD in Comparative Literature with a designated emphasis in Feminist Studies from the University of California, Irvine and his BA in Community Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

DISCIPLINE
Literature
SUB AREAS
South Asian Studies   
Iranian Studies   
Persian   
Gender/Women's Studies   
Nationalism   
Colonialism   
Historiography   
19th-21st Centuries   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Pakistan   
India   
Tajikistan   
Afghanistan   
Iran   
SPECIALTIES
Colonialism and modernity   
Persian and Urdu tazkirah   
Persian literary historiography   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Intermediate)   
German (Elementary)   
Azeri (Intermediate)   
English (Native)   
Persian (Fluent)   
Spanish (Fluent)   
Turkish (Intermediate)   
Urdu (Advanced)   
French (Intermediate)   
EDUCATION
PhD2017Comparative LiteratureUniversity of California-Irvine
MA2012Comparative LiteratureUniversity of California-Irvine
BA2008Community StudiesUniversity of California-Santa Cruz
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Alexander Jabbari






University of Oklahoma
729 Elm Ave., #207
Norman, OK
73019
United States

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