Brian T. Edwards

Brian T. Edwards teaches at Northwestern. His books include Morocco Bound: Disorienting America’s Maghreb, from Casablanca to the Marrakech Express (2005) and After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East (2015). His essays have appeared in McSweeney’s, A Public Space, Michigan Quarterly Review, and elsewhere.

  • June 2014: Road to Rapid City
    A father builds an epic family road trip around American films that, it turns out, haven’t all aged particularly well.
    March/April 2010: Watching Shrek in Tehran
    The seen and the unseen in Iranian cinema.
    June 2008: Kiddie Orientalism
    Using Star Wars as a tool for de-exoticizing the Middle East for first-graders.
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