Carl Davila

Professor of History

State University of New York at Brockport

Carl Davila is a Professor of History at State University of New York at Brockport with a specialization in Arab History, Classical Islam, Arabic Language and Culture. His books and publications include Al-Āla: History, Society and Text (Forthcoming from Reichert Verlag, Wiesbaden); "Elite Music and Dance," in Mapping the Medieval Mediterranean, ca. 300-1550: An Encyclopedia of Perspectives in Research, Amity Nichols Law, volume editor (Forthcoming from E.J. Brill, Leiden); "Teaching Said: Culture Discourse Meets Culture Critique," in Counterpoints: Edward Said's Legacy, May Telmissany and Stephanie Tara Schwartz, editors (Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010); "Fixing a Misbegotten Biography: Ziryab in the Mediterranean World." Al-Masâq: Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean, 12 (ii) 2009.