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Mohammed Kadalah

Mohammed Kadalah
Mohammed Kadalah

Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

Mohammed Kadalah is the adjunct lecturer of Arabic at Santa Clara University. In addition, he is completing his PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of Connecticut. His dissertation focuses on reading Prison Literature in Syria as an alternative history of the country. He recently published translations and short prose in Lyrikline, World Literature Today and in the anthology Voices of the Arab Spring. Born and raised in Syria, he also volunteers with refugees.


Research Interests: Trauma Theory, Testimonial Literature, Syrian and Arabic Literatures, Human Rights.


Selected Publications:

“The Impact of Arabic Literature On The Pre-Arab Spring Time Period”
“The Representation of the Syrian Revolution in Literature”
“Two Poems by George Najib Awad Translated from the Arabic by Mohammed Kadalah”



Arabic Language, Greek Mythology, Roman Civilization and Literature, World Literature