Books and Edited Volumes


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Highlight of Peer-Reviewed Articles

Moroccan Female Performers Defining the Social Body. In Brenda Farnell, editor, Journal for the Anthropological Study of Human Movement. Reprinted from Gender On the Market, University of Pennsylvania Press. (2016)

Slow Activism: Listening and Lingering in the Longue Durée. International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. (2015)


The Aesthetics of the Invisible: Sacred Music in Secular (French) Places. In Theater Drama Review: The Journal of Performance Studies 57 (3):132-147 (2013)

Learning to Listen: The Sound of Sufism in France The World of Music, special issue. (2009)


The Promise of Sonic Translation: Performing the Festive  Sacred  in Morocco. American Anthropologist  Vol  110  (4) : 467-483. Reprinted in Frank Korom, editor, The Anthropology of Performance pp. 217-233 Wiley-Blackwell (2008).. Reprinted as well in Practicing Sufism: Sufi Politics and Performance in Africa, ed. Abdelmajid Hannoum. London: Routledge. (2016)  


A Colonial Relation Not My Own: Coming Home to Morocco and France Ethnologia Europaea issue on "Double homes", edited by Orvar Lofgren and Regina Bendix. (2007)


Talking Trash: Creating Home and Anti-Home in Austin’s Salsa Culture American Ethnologist, August 2006. (2006) 


Performance in Culture. Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics (Article # 03039) (2005)
Moroccan Gnawa and Transglobal Trance: The Medium in the Music. Expedition 46 (1): 30-37. (2004)

Performance. Journal of American Folklore 108 (430) 479-508. (1996)


Hybrid Genres, Performing Subjectivities. Women and Performance Quarterly: A Journal of Feminist Theory. Issue #14. (1995)


Moroccan Women Performers Defining the Social Body. Journal of American Folklore. (1994)


Hybridization and the Marketplace: Emerging Paradigms in Folkloristics. Western Folklore. (1993)


Highlight of Book Chapters and Conference Proceedings


In press: The Sound Body. In Annemette Kirkegaard and Jonas Otterbeck, Editors. Music and Censorship. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Listening Acts, Secular and Sacred: Sound Knowledge among Sufi Muslims in Secular France. In Karin van Nieuwkerk, Mark Levine, and Martin Stokes, Eds. Islam and Popular Culture. Austin: University of Texas Press. (2016)


The Body. In Matt Sakakeeny and David Novak, Eds. Keywords in Sound Durham: Duke University Press. (2015)


Reflecting on Encounters in Morocco: Meditations on Home, Genre, and the Performance of Everyday Life. In Moroccan Encounters, David Crawford and Rachel Newcomb, eds. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. (2012)


Women, Gender and How Women Use Language: North Africa. Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures. (2006)


Translating Folk Theories of Translation. In Translating Culture, edited by Paula Rubel and Abraham Rosman. Berg Publishers. (2002)


Nashat: The Gender of Musical Celebration in Morocco. In Music and Gender: Perspectives from the Mediterranean, edited by Tullia Magrini, Series "Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology", Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (2002)


Performance. In Feintuch, Burt, ed. Common Ground: Keywords for the Study of Expressive Culture. Champaign-Urbana: University of Illinois Press. (2002)


Performing Depth: Translating Moroccan Culture in Modern Verse. In Colors of Enchantment: Visual and Performing Arts of the Middle East, edited by Sherifa Zuhur, Cairo:  American University in Cairo Press. (2001)


Gender on the Market in Moroccan Women's Verbal Art: Performative Spheres of Authority. In Linda Seligmann, ed. Market Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective. Stanford: Stanford University Press. (2001)