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Rasha Chatta

Syria
PhD in Comparative Literature
SOAS, University of London
Rasha Chatta earned her PhD in Comparative Literature from SOAS, University of London, with a dissertation entitled “Marginality and Individuation: A Theoretical Approach to Abla Farhoud and Arab Migrant Literature”. She holds an MA in Near and Middle Eastern Studies from SOAS and a BA in History of the Middle East and North Africa from Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I) and “Classes préparatoires” in Humanities.

At SOAS, Rasha taught courses on Arab women’s literature, Arab cinema, and the Arabic language. In 2009, she was Community Outreach Director at the Cairo-based Resettlement Legal Aid Project. Rasha’s research interests include visual aesthetics and memory, approaches to world literature, migrant and diasporic literatures, and war literature with a focus on Lebanon and Syria. Since 2017, she is Research Fellow at the EUME - Forum Transregionale Studien where she is carrying out research on migration in Arab comics. 

Contact
Dr. Rasha Chatta
Comparative Literature; Near Eastern Studies
Email: r.chatta@berlin.bard.edu