Bahri, Hamid


Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education

    PhD Graduate Center, CUNY French 2004 
    MPhil Graduate Center, CUNY French 1999 
    MA Graduate Center, CUNY Liberal Studies 1994 
    certificate Marymount Manhattan College/UN Translation and Interpretation 1992 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience

    York College Assistant Professor French/Francophone Studies 09/08-present 
    York College Substitute Assistant Professor French 08/07-06/08 
    Hunter College Substitute Assistant Professor French and Arabic 01/05-08/06 
    York College Writing Fellow Writing Across the Curriculum 09/01-08/03 
    QBCC Substitute Instructor French 09/98-09/99 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience

    City College CUNY Adjunct Assistant Professor French and Arabic 09/06-06/07 
    Hunter College Adjunct Assistant Professor Arabic 09/04-12/04 
    BMCC Adjunct Lecturer/Adjunct Assistant Professor French 09/03-12/04 
    Brooklyn College Adjunct Lecturer French 01/04-06/04 
    Baruch College Adjunct Lecturer French 09/99-08/01 
    City College Adjunct Lecturer French and Arabic 09/96-07/98 
    Baruch College Adjunct Lecturer French 09/94-07/98 
    International Business Education Corporation (IBEC English Instructor English 02/96-05/97 
    York College Adjunct Lecturer French 02/96-06/96 
  4. Non Academic Experience

  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Assistant Professor 09/08 - present 
    Substitute Assistant Professor 08/07 - 06/08 
    Writing Fellow 09/01 - 08/03 
    Adjunct Lecturer 02/96 - 06/96 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Hamid Bahri. "Civilization and Otherness: The Case of Driss Chraibi." Journal of Arts and Humanities. Vol 3, No 1 2014: 64-69.

        Hamid Bahri. "Father-daughter relations in the Francophone Maghrebian novel: Assia Djebar’s Loin de Médine." Francographies,” Numéro Spécial 5, Nouvelle série 2. 2004: 71-84.

      2. Chapters in Books:

        Hamid Bahri. "Race and Color in the Age of the Arab Spring in North Africa." Multiculturalism and Democracy in North Africa. 2014: 135-156.

        Hamid Bahri/Francesca Canade Sautman. "Crossing History, Dis-Orienting the Orient: Amin Maalouf's Uses of the "Medieval"." Medievalisms in the Postcolonial World. 2009: 174-205.

        Hamid Bahri. "Music, Women in Muslim Africa." Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender. Vol. 3 2007: pp. 1047-1049.

        Hamid Bahri. "Daughters of the Nile." Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender. Vol. 2 2007: 382.

        Hamid Bahri. "Baths, Public: II. Muslim Middle East." Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender. Vol. 1 2007: 118-119.

      3. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Government Reports or Monographs
    4. Book Reviews:

      "Baghdad: the city in verse, ed. and tr. by Reuven Snir. Harvard, 2013" 2014: Vol. 51, No 10, 5432.

      "Poems for the millennium: v. 4: the University of California book of North African literature, ed. by Pierre Joris and Habib Tengour. California, 2013." 2014: Vol. 51 no. 05.

      "The Literary heritage of the Arabs: an anthology, ed. by Suheil Bushrui and James M. Malarkey. Saqi Books, 2012" 2013: Vol. 50 no. 11.

      "Eberhardt, Isabelle. Writings from the sand, v.1: Collected works of Isabelle Eberhardt, ed. and introd. by Marie-Odile Delacour and Jean-René Huleu; tr. by Melissa Marcus. Nebraska, 2012" 2012: Vol. 50 no. 03.

      "Martin, Florence. Screens and veils: Maghrebi women's cinema. Indiana, 2011." 2012: Vol. 49 no. 09.

      "Cazenave, Odile. Contemporary Francophone African writers and the burden of commitment, by Odile Cazenave and Patricia Célérier. Virginia, 2011" 2011: Vol. 49 no. 01.

      "Conteh-Morgan, John. New Francophone African and Caribbean theatres, by John Conteh-Morgan with Dominic Thomas. Indiana, 2010" 2010: Vol. 48 no. 10.

      "Bourget, Carine. The star, the cross, and the crescent: religions and conflicts in Francophone literature from the Arab world. Rowman & Littlefield, 2010" 2010: Vol. 48 no. 03.

      "Turnovsky, Geoffrey. The literary market: authorship and modernity in the old regime. Pennsylvania, 2010" 2010: Vol. 47 no. 11.

      "Le Clézio, J. M. G. Desert, tr. by C. Dickson. [1st US ed.]. D.R. Godine, 2009." 2010: Vol. 47 no. 07.

  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Francophone North African Jewish Authors and the Future of Roots” in “The Future" January 3-6, 2013: Modern Languages Association (MLA).

    "The Power of Poetry: Tunisian Writing and Regional Change,” in “Cultures of Occupation and Boycott,”" January 3-6, 2013: Modern Languages Association (MLA) convention, Boston.

    "“Between Blackness and Berberity: Negotiating Identities” in “Algeria Revisited: Contested Identities in the Colonial and Postcolonial Periods.”" April 11-13, 2012: International Conference, University of Leicester, UK,.

    "“North African Identities and Race,” at “Franco-Maghrebi Crossings”" November, 3-5, 2011: International Conference by Winthrop-King Institute for Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee.

    "“Teaching Foreign Languages to First Learners: A Definitive Methodology?”" May 4th, 2012: Queens College (LOTE).

    "Keynote speaker at “As the Region Explodes”: Forum on the revolutions in the Arab world. York College, CUNY." March 15, 2011: York College.

    "Discussion of Dr. Martin Atangana’s: The End of French Rule in Cameroun, New York: NY University Press, 2010." November 10, 2010: York College.

    ""The Location of "Terror," Globalization and Arab Reaction"" June 2-5, 2010: John Jay's Ninth Biennial International Conference, "Societies in Transition: Balancing Security, Social Justice and Tradition," Marrakech, Morocco..

    ""Marginality in Francophone Twentieth-Century North African Literature"" December 27, 2009: MLA Annual Conference.

    "Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Colonialism: "The Old and the New Generations of North African Writers and the Issue of French"" Spring 2008: York College Community.

    ""Fissured Identites: Fathers, Daughters and Sons in the Francophone North African Novel"" Nov. 13, 2007: Graduate Center, CUNY.

    ""The Colonial Language and Modern Arab Writing: Ambivalence, Identity and Agency" at the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Conference in Boston-Massachussetts" Nov. 18-21: National/International Audience.

    "The Rise of the Arab Novel: "Colonial Languages, French and English"" Dec, 2006: MLA Annual Conference, Philadelphia.

    ""Francophone Intellectuals and the Post 9/11 War on Terro: Negotiations and Compromises" at Radius of Arab American Writers (RAWI)" 2007: University of Michigan-Dearborn.

  9. Patents


  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:

      Hamid Bahri. Race and Identities in North African Literature. : , . .

    2. Papers in Progress:

      Hamid Bahri. "Arab Revolutions, Corruption and Democracy." . : .

      "Choice Literary Review of The Homoerotics of Orientalism by Joseph Allen Boone . New York: Columbia University Press" Forthcoming: .

    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:

      Hamid Bahri. The Figure of the Father and Islam in the Francophone Maghrebian Novel from the. : , 2014. 321.

    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    Dean’s Award (Certificate of Recognition): 2014.

    Dean’s Award (Certificate of Recognition): 2013.

    Writing Fellow Fellowship: 2001-2003.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    PSC CUNY Grant, Race and Identities in North African Literature (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia. Summer of 2009: $2,250.

    PSC CUNY Grant, Ethnicity and Race in the Algerian Sahara. Summer of 2010: $3,585.

    PSC CUNY Grant, Race and Otherness in Tunisia. Summer of 2012: $6,000.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Open House: 2007- present.

      Acting Coordinator of French.: 2009.

      Spearheaded the effort to rewrite the French Handbook: 2009.

      Devised sample program planner for French Major: 2009.

      Poetry Celebration: 2007- present.

      Advisor to Francophone Club: Sept. 2008, 2009.

    2. Service to the School

      Member of the Periodic Review Report (PRR): 05/11 - 2013.

      Senate: 09/10 - 06/12.

      Member of York’s Improvement Dimensions committee of CUNY Foundations of Excellence: 08/08- - 2010.

      Study Abroad Liaison: 2007- present.

      General Education Task Force: 2008 - present.

      GEN. ED. Freshman Seminar Faculty Inquiry Group (FIG) member:: 01/09 - 01/10.

      GEN. ED. Capstone Seminar (FIG): 08/09 - present.

      York Open House: 2007, 2008.

      Mentor: 09/07 - 06/08, 2013-present.

    3. Service to the College

      Created York’s Study Abroad website. 2007 - present.

      Organized the Five York Study Abroad Fairs; invited Study Abroad representatives from different: 2008 - 2012.

      Helped create York’s Moldova Study Abroad Program (2012).: 2012.

      Collaborarting with Dr. Rivera Valdez to create a study abroad program: 2014.

      Reviewing and updating the guidelines of the Study Abroad/Study Away York Scholarship: 2014.

      E-Permit co-approver along with the Registrar’s Office.: 2011 - present.

      Serves as member of the Scholarship Committee for Study Abroad/Study Away Program: 2011 - present.

      Secretary of the Scholarship Committee for Study Abroad/Study Away: 2011 - present.

      York Fest: 2012.

      York Fest: 2011.

      York Fest: 2010.

      York Fest: 2009.

      York Fest: 2008.

      York Fest: 2007.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University

      Study Abroad representative: 2007 - present.

      York Representative to the CUNY Queens the Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Consortium: 2008 - present.

  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    The French Colonial Historical Society: 2013 - present.

    Société des Professeurs Français et Francophones d’Amérique (SPFFA: 2005 - present.

    Modern Language Association (MLA): 1998 - present.

    American Association of Teachers of Arabic (AATA): 2005 - present.

    Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center (MEMEAC): 2003 - present.

    Francophone Association of City University of New York (CUNY): 1995 - present.

    Middle East Studies Association of North America, Inc (MESA): 2005 - present.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      0450 FREN 102 Elementary French II 
      1117 FREN 330 The Age of Classicism 
      0441 FREN 101 Elementary French I 
      0446 FREN 105 Intermediate French I 
      1446 FREN 101 Elementary French I 
      0473 FREN 106 Intermediate French II 
      1167 FREN 231 Survey of French Literature I 
      1230 FREN 101 Elementary French I 
      0482 FREN 101 Elementary French I 
      1229 FREN 232 Survey of French Literature II 
      0494 FREN 101 Elementary French I 
      0495 FREN 101 Elementary French I 
      0503 FREN 106 Intermediate French II 
      0481 FREN 102 Elementary French II 
      1105 WLT 210 North African Literature in Translatio 
      0618 FREN 101 Elementary French I 
      0627 FREN 240 Translation I 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      French 110, Intensive Elementary French for Health Professions.

      World Literature 210 WI, North African Literature in Translation.

      2014 (in progress), Arab American Experience.

      2014 (in progress), Arabic 1 and 2 and advanced courses.

      2014 (in progress), Film and Immigration in North Africa.

      2009, Standardized French 101 and 102 syllabi.

Bahri, Hamid

Bahri, Hamid
Assistant Professor
Foreign Languages, ESL and Humanities