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    Elizabeth Holt is Associate Professor of Arabic at Bard College, where she teaches courses at the Center for Ethics and Writing. She is a founding member of the Translation and Translatability Initiative at Bard, and author of *Fictitious Capital: Silk, Cotton, and the Rise of the Arabic Novel* (Fordham UP 2017), and more recent articles on the cultural Cold War, Palestine, and comparative studies of energy and the humanities.


    PhD in Comparative Literature and Middle East, South Asian, and African Studies, Columbia University

    BA in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

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