(photo by M. A. AL Awaid)
Keye Tersmette and I will be presenting “Ghurba at Home – Views from Oman” at the ‘Arab World as Ghurba: Citizenship, Identity and Belonging in Literature and Popular Culture’; conference at the University of Warwick, 21 June 2019
“Living Expat.” Emanations: Chorus Pleiades. Carter Kaplan, ed. Brookline, MA: International Authors, 2018: 308-318.
“Throwing Children in the Street: Explaining Western Culture to Omanis,” Emanations: Third Eye. Carter Kaplan, ed. Brookline, MA: International Authors, 2013: 265-274.
“To Learn Arabic, You Have to Talk the Talk,” The Chronicle of Higher Education. May 31, 2012. http://chronicle.com/article/To-Learn-Arabic-You-Have-to/132057
“Bringing Theory Home in Oman,” The Chronicle of Higher Education. July 10, 2011: B24. http://chronicle.com/article/Bringing-Theory-Home-in-Oman/128139/
“Foodways and Society in Southern Oman.” British Society for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Leeds, June 24-26, 2019.
“Recent Views on Oman,” British Society for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Edinburgh, July 5-6, 2017. Recent Views on Oman
“‘Words Mean Nothing’: Fluency in Language and Fluency in Culture in Anthropology Fieldwork in Southern Oman,” British Society for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Wales, July 14-15, 2016.
“’Why Would I Hurt a Woman?’: Respectful/ Respecting Women in Southern Oman.” Middle Eastern Studies Association Conference, Denver, November 21, 2015.
“Generosity, Gift-giving and Gift-avoiding in Southern Oman,” British Foundation for the Study of Arabia’s Seminar for Arabian Studies, The British Museum, London, July 27, 2014.
“‘I Do Not Need the Night’: The Gibali Conception of Self-Respect in Southern Oman,” Middle Eastern Studies Association Conference, New Orleans, October 12, 2013. The Conception of Self-Respect in Southern Oman – 2013
“Understanding Culture as one Key to Quality,” Omani Quality Network Conference; Muscat, Oman. February 21, 2012.