Hamid Bahri is Associate Professor at York College (City University of New York). He teaches Arabic, French, Francophone Studies and world literature. His research focuses on identity and ethnicity, postcolonial studies, film and literature. He has done numerous book reviews, including on Jefferey Einboden’s The Islamic Lineage of American Literary Culture: Muslim Sources from the Revolution to Reconstruction and Florence Martin’s Screens and Veils: Maghrebi Women’s Cinema. He is editing a book manuscript entitled Images of the Father, Islam and Others in the Francophone Maghrebian Novel. His publications also include “Race and Color in the Age of the Arab Spring in North Africa” in Multiculturalism and Democracy in North Africa (London & New York: Routledge Publishing, 2014) and an article on “Civilization and Otherness: The Case of Driss Chraibi” in Journal of Arts and Humanities vol. 3, no. 1 (2014): pp. 64–69.