Essay in Collected Volume
- “Framed Memories: The Politics of Recollection in Mana Neyestani’s An Iranian Metamorphosis.” Iranian Studies 51.1 (2018). Find it at Taylor and Francis.
- “The Permanence of an Ephemeral Pain: Dialectics of Remembrance in Two Novels of the Israel-Palestine Conflict.” The Comparatist 39 (2015), 275-293. Find it at Project Muse.
- “Cultural Trauma as a Social Construct: 9/11 Fiction and the Epistemology of Communal Pain.” Intertexts 18.2 (2014), 181-197. Find it at Project Muse and EBSCOhost.
- “Annexing the Unread: A Close Reading of Distant Reading.” Neohelicon 39.2 (2012), 409-421. Find it at EBSCOhost and Springer.
Essay in Collected Volume
- “Paucity of Imagination: Stereotypes, Public Debates, and the Limits of Ideology in Amy Waldman’s The Submission.” In Representing 9/11, Ed. Paul Petrovic. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015. 67-78.
- “Translation of Four Poems by Mehdi Mousavi .” with critical introduction, footnotes and bibliography. Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature 2.2 (2012), Web.
- Rev. of The Future of Trauma Theory: Contemporary Literary and Cultural Criticism, ed. by Gert Buelens, Sam Durrant, and Robert Eaglestone. College Literature 41.4 (2014), 144-146.
- Rev. of Distant Reading, by Franco Moretti. Comparative Critical Studies 10.3 (2013), 409-412.
- “The Janus of Sacred Defense: Directions of Resistance in Iranian Literature of 1980-88 War.” American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Meeting, Utrecht, Netherlands, 6-8 July, 2017.
- “To Suffer, Happily Ever After: Toward an Analysis of the Survivor Figure in Trauma Narrative.” American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Meeting, Harvard University, 17-20 March, 2016.
- “Mana Neyestani and the Problem of Interpretive Community.” American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Meeting, Seattle, 26-29 March, 2015.
- “Sahar Khalifeh’s The Image, The Icon, and the Covenant between Revival and Revolt.” Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention, Vancouver, 8-10 January, 2015.
- “World Literature and the Possibility of a Meta-theory.” The Canadian Congress for Humanities and Social Sciences, Brock University, Saint Catharines, 26-30 May, 2014.
- “Chronotope and Community: A Reading of Salman Rushdie’s Haroun and the Sea of Stories.” American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Meeting, University of Toronto, 4-7 April, 2013.
- “Terrorism and Possibility of a Different Viewpoint: A Reading of DeLillo’s Falling Man.” Coordinates of Comparison: 6th Annual Graduate Conference of Program of Comparative Literature at University of Alberta, Edmonton, 10 March, 2012.