On Letting Hebrew Literature Be Itself
The Transaltor's Dilemma: Appreciating the Smell of the Flowers of Evil
My Verse In Time To Come: The Case for A Modern English Shakespeare
Esperanto: An International Auxiliary Clusterfuck
The Tragedy of Fred Phelps: How Priggishness Poisoned Everything
On Pronouncing Ancient Greek: Food For Classicists' Thought
Sinorrhea: Why Joss Whedon's Firefly Annoys Me
Everybody's an Asshole About Palestine
Works in progress (i.e. coming soon. Or coming at some point at least):
The Khorasani Nightingale: Nasal Vowels and Phantom Syllables in Medieval Persian Scansion
Vox Arabica: The Pronunciation of Classical Arabic and its Development
Vox Persica: The Pronunciation of Medieval Persian
Miscellaneous Notes on the Phonology of Classical Latin
Reading Hafiz in my Underwear: My Encounter With Persian Poetry
For Auld's Lang-Sign: Esperanto as a Poetic Medium
Catching Homophobia: How the West Taught The Muslim World to Hate Queers
Al-Shanfarā's Lāmiyya as evidence for mixed-gender combat in pre-Islamic Arabia.
Did Shanfara Really Burn His Bow? - What the Lāmiyya can tell us about ancient Arab archery.
All Rhymes and Climes: What the Qur'an's rhyming habits can tell us about early Arabic.
If It Looks Like A Cock: Ṣuˁlūk poets of Pre-Islamic Arabia and the poetics of antisocial gender-inversion.