Stacy D Fahrenthold, Between the Ottomans and the Entente: the First World War in the Syrian Diaspora, 1908-1925
(New York: Oxford University Press, 2019). A social history of transnational political activism in the Syrian and Lebanese diaspora from the Young Turk Revolution through the early French Mandates. Reviewed in Global Change, Peace & Security
and The New Arab
newspaper. Also recently features on Jadaliyya
, the New Books Network, Middle East
podcast, and the Ottoman History Podcast. Public Humanities Writing
“Essential Readings: Emigration from the Levant, 1870-1930. A Primer in Mahjar Studies
,” Jadaliyya/ Middle East Studies Pedagogy Initiative
, April 30, 2019.
“A Little Advice: Syrian American Advice Booklets as Knowledge Production
,” Migrant Knowledge
blog for the GHI-West, March 27, 2019.
“What we can learn from America’s Other Muslim Ban (back in 1918)
,” Tropics of Meta: Historiography for the Masses
, 8 February 2017.
Contributor to Cultural Exchange in a Time of Global Conflict: Colonials, Neutrals, and Belligerents during the First World War
Sourcebook, King’s College London/Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA), November 2016.
“The Other Arab Revolt: on Syrian Mobilization at the Microlevel
.” World War I in the Middle East and North Africa
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar web project, hosted by Georgetown University. Summer 2014. Edited Collections
“The Syrian and Lebanese American Federation: a Case for Connection.” In Connections and Ruptures: America and the Middle East
, edited by Robert Myers, 273-288. Beirut: American University of Beirut Press, 2011.
“Mother Syria and Syrian Motherhood: Imagining Mahjar Nationality between Ideal and Real.” Zaytoon Graduate Student Journal
1 (Spring 2009), 5-16.