We asked Puerto Rican politics expert Amílcar Barreto, associate professor in the Department of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies, to weigh in on the Puerto Rican debt crisis and its potential impact on the U.S. mainland...
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Shakir Mustafa is a teaching professor of Arabic at Northeastern University. Shakir grew up in Iraq and taught at Mosul University in Northern Iraq for eleven years. He then taught at Indiana University and Boston University from 1999 to 2008. His most recent book is Contemporary Iraqi Fiction: An Anthology (Syracuse, 2008; AUC 2009). His other publications are in the areas of literary translation, Irish drama, and Jewish American fiction. He gave dozens of lectures as well as radio and television interviews (NPR, NECN, FOX News, BBC, among others) on Arab and Muslim cultures and politics.
Shakir was awarded CATS funding from CPS, Northeastern University in 2014, and a Boston University Humanities Foundation Fellowship for the spring semester of 2007. His book Contemporary Iraqi Fiction: An Anthology has been recognized as “one of the most important books in 2008” by The Bloomsbury Review.