Writing

Scholarship

 “The Gendered Muslim Subject: Language, Islamophobia, and Feminist Critique.” Oxford Handbook of Language and Race, edited by Angela Reyes, Samy Alim, and Jonathan Rosa. Oxford University Press. (2019)

“Communicating and Contesting Islamophobia.” In Language and Social Justice: Case Studies on Communication and the Creation of Just Societies, 1st Edition. Eds. Netta Avineri, Robin Conley Riner, Laura Graham, Eric Johnson, and Jonathan Rosa. Routledge Press. (2018)

"Banishing Colonial Specters: Language Ideology and Education Policy in Pakistan.” Working Paper in Educational Linguistics, 27(1), 29-49. (2012)

Public Scholarship, Editorials, Blogs

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2019

Anthropology is Political.” Anthropology News, June 6.

 “Upsetting the Canon.” Anthropology News, March/April issue.

2018

 “#MeToo, Believing Survivors, and Cooperative Digital Communication.” Anthropology News website, December 21. DOI: 10.1111/AN.1062

“AAS and the “Problem” of Muslims in India.” Chapati Mysterywebsite, July 19. http://www.chapatimystery.com/archives/homistan/aas_muslim_problem.html

2017

"Coalition-Building in the Inter-Disciplines and Beyond." Response Essay in CUNY Forum, Asian American Matter: A New York Anthology, 

"Beyond Resistance and Complicity." Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Vol 45, Nos 1 & 2. 

"Mariam Durrani’s A Study on Mobility: Pakistani-origin Muslim Youth in Higher Education." CaMP Anthropology Blog

"Trump's Immigration Ban: Ed School Weighs In." Harvard Graduate School of Education News, February 1.

"When Silence is Not Enough." Daily Pennsylvanian Campus Newspaper (UPenn), February 1.

2016

"The Private and the Public." Cultural Anthropology Blog, December 8.

"Dismantling Islamophobia." Usable Knowledge at Harvard Graduate School of Education, November 23.

"Normalization is Control: Telling Stories to Survive." Religion Dispatches, November 18.

"Under Surveillance: Islamophobia and Muslim Student Associations", AAA Blogpost.

"Times' Cutesy Guide Veils Humanity of Muslim Women." Religion Dispatches, May 16.

2015

“Feminist critics of wearing hijab in solidarity fall into same old traps.” Religion Dispatches, December 26. 

“A portrait of Islamophobia?” Religion Dispatches, December 15. 

“Digital Counterpublics: Black Twitter in the Aftermath of Ferguson” Anthropology News, 56(3). 

Avineri, Netta, Jena Barchas-Lichtenstein, Robin Conley, Mariam Durrani, Kathleen Riley. “Silent          Meditation: Speech, power, and social justice” Anthropology News, 56(2).

Review Essays

Durrani, Mariam. Book Review of Ethnographic of U.S. Empire. In Transforming Anthropology. (2019)

Durrani, Mariam, Kevin Gotkin, and Corrina Laughlin. “Serial, Seriality, and the Possibilities of the Podcast Format.” American Anthropologist, 117(3), 1-4. Accompanying Podcast (Link provided). (2015)