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Bahri, Hamid


Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education

    Degree Institution Field Dates
    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

    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College  Associate Professor  French/Francophone Studies  08/2015-present 
    York College  Assistant Professor  French/Francophone Studies  09/08-08/2015 
    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

    Institution Rank Field Dates
    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

    Rank Dates
    Associate Professor  08/2015-present 
    Assistant Professor  09/08 - 08/2015 
    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. "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. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. 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.

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:

      "Choice Literary Review of The Homoerotics of Orientalism by Joseph Allen Boone . New York: Columbia University Press" 2016: .

      "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

    "Paper: Roundtable Panelist on “Édouard Glissant, Beyond Walls,” January 4, 2018 at the MLA in New York. (Forthcoming)" January 4, 2018: Modern Languaes Association Conference in New York.

    "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." . : .

    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.

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

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

    Certificat of Appreciation: Feb. 9, 2014.

    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

      Judge (York STEM Expo: May 30, 2017.

      Judge, Junior Science & Humanities Symposium (JSHS): Feb. 25, 2017.

      Judge (JSHS Online Evaluation): January 17, 2017.

      Judge, New York City Metro & New York Long Island Junior Science & Humanities Symposium (NYCM & LI JSHS): Feb. 5, 2017.

      Judge, JSHS: Feb. 7, 2016.

      Judge, JSHS: Feb. 8, 2015.

      Judge, JSHS: March 9, 2014.

      Judge, Junior Sciences & Humanities Symposium (JSHS): March, 2013.

      Judge, Junior Sciences & Humanities Symposium (JSHS): Feb. 10, 2011.

      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 - 2015.

  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)
      Course Description
      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.

      2015, Arabic 1 and 2.

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

      2009, Standardized French 101 and 102 syllabi.