Hanan’s work explores Islam and history in multilingual literatures and cultures of the contemporary Arab world. Her areas of interest include Francophone writers from the Arab world; Arabic short fiction; early Islamic historiography; legacies of French colonialism.
Elsayed, Hanan. L’Histoire sacrée de l’Islam dans la fiction maghrébine. Paris: Karthala, 2016.
With Warren Montag, eds. Balibar and the Citizen Subject. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh UP, 2017.
Peer-reviewed articles and book chapters
Hanan Elsayed. “Race.” in Thinking with Balibar: A Lexicon of Conceptual Practice. Eds. Ann Laura Stoler, Stathis Gourgouris, Jacques Lezra. New York, NY: Fordham UP, 2020. Pp. 193-210.
Hanan Elsayed. “The Trial of Meursault: Inquests and Counter-Inquests.” Romanic Review 111.2 (2020): 316-332.
Elsayed, Hanan. “Tombeau d'Ibn Arabi: ‘It is Ibn Arabi speaking’.” Expressions maghrébines 16. 2 (2017): 117-134.
Elsayed, Hanan. “La Haine: Falling in Slow Motion.” In Balibar and the Citizen Subject. Eds. Warren Montag and Hanan Elsayed. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh UP, 2017. Pp. 235-252.
With Warren Montag. Introduction. Balibar and the Citizen Subject. Eds. Warren Montag and Hanan Elsayed. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh UP, 2017. Pp. 1-33.
Elsayed, Hanan “Early Islamic Historiography: The Background and Sources of Loin de Médine.” Approaches to Teaching the Works of Assia Djebar. Ed. Anne Donadey. New York, NY: PMLA, 2017.
Elsayed, Hanan. “Coran et subversion dans Le Silence de Mahomet.” French Review 88.2 (2014): 89-102.
Elsayed, Hanan. “‘Silence’ and Historical Tradition in Assia Djebar’s Loin de Médine.” Research in African Literatures 44.1 (2013): 91-105.
Representations of French Colonial History (French 363)
Arab Francophone Works (French 301)
Intermediate French I (French 201)
Perspectives from the Arab World (Arabic 275)
Arabic through Media and Film I& II (Arabic 301 & 302)
Intermediate Arabic I & II (Arabic 201 & 202)
Islam and Literature (CSP 25)
Muslim Women Narratives (CSP 57)