Philip Kennedy

Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Comparative Literature, Program Head Arab Crossroads, NYUAD

Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Comparative Literature Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Email: pfk1@nyu.edu


Philip Kennedy is Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and Comparative Literature at New York University. He is the author of The Wine Song in Classical Arabic Poetry: Abu Nuwas and the Literary Tradition (1997), Recognition in the Arabic Narrative Tradition (2016) and a number of other studies about Arabic Literature. He is Vice Provost for Public programming at the NYUAD Institute and the General Editor of the Library of Arabic Literature.

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