blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2010  Vol. 9  No. 2
translating Adel Khozam

Joseph T. Zeidan’s Arabic-to-English literary translations include: Zeinab Al-Ghazali’s Days of My Life [Ayyam min Hayati], with John Hinton; In Their Own Words: Testimonies of Arab Women Writers; and poetry in As the Words Turn Olive: Arab Women Poets in the Turning Century, edited by Nathalie Handal.

Zeidan received his MA in Arabic from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and his PhD in Near Eastern studies from the University of California, Berkeley. He is an associate professor of Arabic in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at the Ohio State University.  end