Bashir Abu-Manneh

Assistant Professor of English

Barnard College

Bashir Abu-Manneh is Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Film Studies Program at Barnard College.  His research interests include Global Literature, Palestinian & Israeli Literature, and Marxism. He teaches courses in Global Literature, Palestinian and Israeli literatures, Marxism, and Postcolonialism. He earned his B.A. in English Literature from the University of Haifa, Israel, in 1994 and his D.Phil. in English Literature at the University of Oxford, U.K. In 2003-04, he received a Ford Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship to conduct research on postcolonial theory at the Center for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University, where he was a Post-doctoral Fulbright Visiting Scholar the year before. He is the author of Fiction of the New Statesman,1913-39 (2011).