Hebat-Allah AN El Attar
 Title: Professor
 Dept: World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
 Office: RT 1625
 Phone: 216-523-7174
 Email: H.ELATTAR@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1625, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Ph.D., 20th Century Peninsular Literature, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2003
M.A., Latin American literature, UW-Milwaukee, 2004
M.A., Translation, Cairo, 1996
Brief Bio:
Full Professor
Research interest focuses on novels, poetry, and films by Chilean of Palestinian descent in Chile.
Honors and Awards:
FSI 2013 and 2017
Creative and Activities:
First: Accepted and/or Published Peer Reviewed/Juried Articles, Book Chapters, Edited Volumes, Translated Books, and/or Films

1. ¿The Arab World in/and Gabriel García Márquez,¿ in The Oxford Handbook of Gabriel García
Márquez. Eds. Ignacio López Calvo and Gene Bell-Villada. Oxford University Press
2.¿Restoring Narratives: Third Generation Palestinian-Chileans and Cinema,¿ Review:
Literature and Arts of the Americas, 99 (Dec. 2019): 185-190.
3."Espacios acústicos palestino-chilenos: El caso del programa radial Palestina por siempre,
MEAH(Miscelánea de Estudios Árabes y Hebraicos), Sección Árabe-Islam, 68 (2019): 441-
4. García Márquez, Gabriel. Por la libre. Translated by El-Attar and Gihan Hamed, Al Farabi,
5.Chile¿ (Arab Diaspora Novel in Chile), in The Oxford Handbook of the Arabic Novel. Ed.
Wail Hassan, UK: Oxford University Press, 2017.
6. Teaching/Learning Interculturality and Diversity through Foreign Film, eds. El Attar et
al., special issue of Cultural Encounters, Conflicts, and Resolutions, vol. 2, n. 1,
7.El mundo árabe¿ en Chile,¿ Rondas Literarias, Rondas Literarias, Pennsylvania: Grelin
Press, 2016. (n.p.)
8. Christian Palestine in Chile. Directed by El Attar, Arab Film Distribution, 2016.
9. Crossing Cinematographic and Geopolitical Borders: Palestinian-Chilean Film Director
Miguel Littin, in Constructing Identities: The Interaction of National,Gender and Racial
Borders. Eds. Antonio Medina-Rivera and Lee Wilberschied. UK: Cambridge Scholars
Publishing, 2013.
10.El poeta palestino-chileno Mahfud Massís y las ¿Guerrillas de Palestina: Historia de una
resistencia, in Más Allá del Oriente Medio. Eds. Ranaan Rein et al. Granada: Universidad
de Granada Press, 2012, 99-115.
11.¿Palestinian and Jewish Communal Press in Chile: The Case of Al-Damir and La Palabra
Israelita,¿Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies, 6, 2 (2011): 189-206.
12.¿Between Turcophobia and Turcophilia: Politics of Representations of Arabs in Latin
America.¿In Cultural Politics of the Middle East in the Americas. Eds. Ella Shohat and
Evelyn Alsultany. Univ. of Michigan Press, 2012, 252-63.
13. ¿A Literary IntifaDah. Mahfud Massís, a Palestinian-Chilean Poet,¿ Estudios
Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe, 21, 2 (2010). (n.p.)
14. ¿ ¿Oh, you¿re an Arab¿ I love hummus!¿ Mezze: Cultural Dialogue Appetizers,¿ Arab
Journal for the Humanities, 109, 28 (2010): 229-43.
15. ¿Orientalismo hispanoamericano en Crónica de una muerte anunciada de G. García Márquez y
La Turca de Jorge Luis Oviedo,¿ Hispania, 91, 4 (2009): 904-914.
16. ¿Women, Gender and Conversions in South America: The Latina Muslims.¿ Encyclopedia of
Women and Islamic Cultures V.5. Ed. Suad Joseph. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2007,
17. ¿Diálogo latinoamericano-árabe: desde el multi e interculturalismo hacia la
multipolaridad,¿Hispania 89, 3 (2006): 574-84.
18. Fuentes, Carlos. Diana. Cazadora solitaria. Translated by El-Attar, Dar Sharqiyyat,
19. De Asís Garrote, M.D. Última hora de la novela española. Translated by El-Attar et al.,
Ministry of Culture, National Center for Translation, 2000.
Second: Selected Scholarly and/or Creative Contributions in Newspapers
20."My name is Norman Zunaich and I died last week," Lakewood Observer, April issue, 2016.
21.¿Latin America: The Continent of Five Revolutions,¿ Majalet al Thaqaafah al jadeedah,
October issue, 2011.
22.¿ ¿Arawood¿ Arab Film Industry,¿ Al-Ahram-Al Masa¿i, 17 June, 2011.
23. ¿The Revolution and the Egyptian Higher Ed, Al-Ahram-Al Masa¿i, June, 2011.
24. ¿Migration Studies and Post-Revolutionary Arab World,¿ Majalet al Thaqaafah al
jadeedah, 2011.
Research Interests:
Literature, newspapers, and films by Chilean of Palestinian descent in Chile.
Book translation.
Documentary filmmaking.
Teaching Areas:
Links to my courses on Literary Journalism and Medieval Iberia  

Links to the general program in Spanish at CSU