Nadine Adel Sinno
Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures
306 Major Williams Hall
220 Stanger St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-5362 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Nadine Adel Sinno is an Associate Professor of Arabic in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures.
- Modern Arabic literature and cultural studies
- Arab women’s contemporary war diaries
- Arab/Muslim feminisms
- Arab-American literature
- Literary translation
- Ph.D. Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies, University of Arkansas
- M.F.A. Literary Translation, University of Arkansas
- M.A. English Literature, American University of Beirut
- B.A. English Literature, American University of Beirut
- Program director, Arabic
- Assistant editor, Arab Studies Quarterly
- Faculty advisor, Arabic Student Club (at VT)
- Middle East Studies Association
- Association for Middle East Women’s Studies
- Scholar of the Week. The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation. Virginia Tech. (August 2015)
- Teacher of the Week. The Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research. Virginia Tech. (November 2015)
Al-Daif, Rashid. Who’s Afraid of Meryl Streep? Trans. Paula Haydar and Nadine Sinno. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014. 112.
Yared, Nazik Saba. Canceled Memories. Trans. Nadine Sinno. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2009. 151.
Haydar, Adnan, Paula Haydar, and Nadine Sinno. Haki bil-Libnani: Lebanese Arabic Online Textbook and Companion Website to Al-Kitaab Part One. 3rd ed. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2014. http://www.alkitaabtextbook.com/books/.
“Milk and Honey, Tabbūleh, and Coke: Orientalist, Local, and Global Discourses in Alexandra Chreiteh’s Dayman Coca-Cola.” Middle Eastern Literatures 18.2 (2015): 122-43.
“Family Sagas and Checkpoint Dramas: Tragedy, Humor, and Family Dynamics in Suad Amiry’s Sharon and my Mother-in-Law.” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 9.1 (2013): 30-53.
“The Greening of Modern Arabic Literature: An Ecological Interpretation of Two Contemporary Arabic Novels.” Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment 20.1 (2013): 125-43.
“From Confinement to Creativity: Women’s Reconfiguration of the Prison and Mental Asylum in Salwa Bakr’s The Golden Chariot and Fadia Faqir’s Pillars of Salt.” Journal of Arabic Literature 42.1 (2011): 67-94
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