From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
Nancy Farley has worked at Georgetown University since 1987, serving for many years as editor of Governance at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute. In 2002 she joined CCAS, where she coordinated the undergraduate and graduate certificate programs and provided editorial and administrative assistance. In 2007, she joined the Arabic Dept. where she also provides editorial support. She did medical social work at Harlem Hospital/NY (1970-75), taught ESL in Peace Corps/Tunisia (1975-78), researched cancer at NIH (1979-83), taught ESL/journalism at Yarmouk University in Jordan (1983-87) and still teaches ESL at NIH. She holds a BA and an MS in biology, certificates in ESL and editing, and often visits family and friends in Lebanon and the fabulous Middle East.
"The ethos of respect, tolerance and pacifism which appeared to underpin Coppolani’s mission, in fact served as a convenient tool of ethical legitimacy for the French empire.. local ways of life were to be respected and upheld only insofar as they did not pose any threat to the far more pressing dictates of colonialism."click | email | tweet