Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

New review: ‘Rhetorics of Belonging’

Electronic Intifada, 28th March 2014 When it is read in universities or for the pages of publications such as The New York Review of Books or literary supplements of London … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Watching academics: power dynamics at conferences

I went to an academic conference the other week. It was in the USA (at Brown), which was in itself strange and disturbing (it’s 12 years since I was last … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Cats + Istanbul

So, my friend Peter Cherry tells me that there is a film coming out about cats and Istanbul – that is, two of my favourite things combined. I’m not sure … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · Leave a comment