Amir Moosavi is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature in the Department of English at Rutgers University–Newark. His research deals with comparative approaches to modern Arabic and Persian literatures. He is particularly interested in war and cultural production, literary representations of the city, and translation studies. His recent publications have appeared in journals such as Alif and Middle East Critique. Currently, his main project is on a book manuscript dealing with counter narratives to the Iran-Iraq war in Iraqi and Iranian fiction.