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Mailing Address
Comparative Literature Program
Dartmouth College
6051 Reed Hall, Room 201
Hanover, NH 03755

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone: (603) 646-2912
Fax: (603) 646-9288

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Hussein Kadhim

Associate Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures
302 Bartlett Hall
(603) 646-2557

Research Interests

  • Classical Arabic Literature
  • Modern Arabic Literature
  • Comparative literary studies

Selected Courses

  • Arabic language, all levels
  • Arabic 61: Modern Arabic Literature in Translation
  • Arabic 62: Topics in Classical Arabic Literature and Culture: "The Arabian Nights East and West"Sample publications:


  • The Poetics of Anti-Colonialism in the Arabic Qasidah (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2004)
  • Edward Said and the Post-colonial, co-editor (Nova Publishers, 2002)

Last Updated: 3/2/09