Prof. Dr. Hoda Elsadda
Hoda Elsadda is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Cairo University, a feminist and an activist for women’s rights. She previously held a Chair in the Study of the Contemporary Arab World at Manchester University, and was Co-Director of the Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World in the UK. In 1992, she co-founded and co-edited Hagar, an interdisciplinary journal in women’s studies published in Arabic. She is co-founder and currently Chair of the Board of the Women and Memory Forum. Her Research interersts are in the areas of gender studies, comparative literature and oral narratives.
Gender, Nation and the Arabic Novel: Egypt: 1892-2008 (Edinburgh UP and Syracuse UP, 2012).