Ellen McLarney

Ellen McLarney

Associate Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

External address: 
2204 Erwin Road Room 226, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708-0414
(919) 668-3849

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Columbia University 2004

  • M.A., Columbia University 1998

  • B.A., Brown University 1992

Fellowships, Supported Research, & Other Grants

Fulbright Scholar Award awarded by Fulbright (2018)

David Paletz Innovative Course Enhancement Grant awarded by Duke University (2018)

Building Bridges: Muslims in America awarded by Duke Performances (2018)

Center for Faculty Development and Diversity awarded by Duke University (2017)

Arts and Sciences Research Grant awarded by Duke University (2014)

Islamic Media: Technologies of the Sacred awarded by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (2013 to 2014)

Art of Democratic Revolution awarded by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (2013 to 2014)

Hurford Family Fellow awarded by National Humanities Center (2011)

McLarney, E. A., and B. Gokariksel co-authors. “Muslim Women, Consumer Capitalism, and the Islamic Culture Industry.” Journal of Middle East Women’S Studies, Oct. 2010. Open Access Copy

McLarney, E. “The private is political: Women and family in intellectual Islam.” Feminist Theory, vol. 11, no. 2, Aug. 2010, pp. 129–48. Scopus, doi:10.1177/1464700110366805. Full Text Open Access Copy

McLarney, E. A., and B. Gokariksel. “Marketing Muslim Women, Special Issue.” Journal of Middle East Women’S Studies, 2010.

McLarney, Ellen Anne. “Burqa in Vogue: Fashioning Afghanistan.” Journal of Middle East Women’S Studies, vol. 5, no. 1, Dec. 2009. Open Access Copy

McLarney, E. “The socialist romance of the postcolonial Arabic novel.” Research in African Literatures, vol. 40, no. 3, Sept. 2009, pp. 186–205. Scopus, doi:10.2979/RAL.2009.40.3.186. Full Text

McLarney, E. “"Empire of the machine": Oil in the Arabic Novel.” Boundary 2, vol. 36, no. 2, June 2009, pp. 177–98. Scopus, doi:10.1215/01903659-2009-010. Full Text Open Access Copy

Roy, Olivier. “Secularism Confronts Islam.” Middle Eastern Studies Association Bulletin, 2009.

al-Mallah, Majd, editor. Latifah al-Zayyat. Thompson-Gale, 2008.

McLarney, Ellen Anne. “Literacy and the Literary: Reading and Speaking Arabic.” Adfl Bulletin, vol. 37, no. 1, Oct. 2005.