Associate of the Centre for Middle East and North African Studies
Jumana Bayeh is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at Macquarie University. The topic of her thesis is "Constructions of Place in the Literature of the Lebanese Diaspora". Her research interests include diaspora literature, particularly from the Arab diaspora, and the history and politics of the Levant. She has taught in both politics and English units at Macquarie, as well as the Lebanese American University in Beirut.
Her latest publication is: "Diasporic Literature as Counter-History: Israel, Palestine and Amin Maalouf" in Helen Groth and Paul Sheehan (eds.) Rethinking Literary Historicism, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010, pp.167-176.