Mohja Kahf is a poet and associate professor at the University of Arkansas, where she teaches Middle East Studies, Arabic literature, gender, and postcolonial theory. Born in Damascus, she came to the US in 1971. She has attended recent opposition meetings and workshops in Antalya, Istanbul, Chicago, and LA, and spent the summer in southern Turkey working on Syrian refugee issues.
Emar Nassar Maimouna Alammar clutched her baby girl to her chest last Friday in her home in Daraya, a suburb of Syria’s capital, Damascus.More
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