Renée Worringer | College of Arts

Renée Worringer

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Associate Professor | Undergraduate Program Co-Advisor
History
Email: 
rworring@uoguelph.ca
Phone number: 
(519) 824-4120 ex. 52442
Office: 
1004 MacKinnon Extension

Education

Ph.D. University of Chicago, 2001
M.A. University of Chicago, 1992
B.A. St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1986
 

Professional

University of Guelph, Department of History, 2007-
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, Junior Lecturer, 2003-2007
University of Minnesota, Woodrow Wilson Postdoctoral Fellow and
        Visiting Assistant Professor, 2002-2003
Lake Forest College, Illinois, Visiting Assistant Professor, 2002
Princeton University, Ertegun Visiting Scholar in Ottoman Studies, Near Eastern Studies, 2001
University of Illinois at Chicago, Visiting Lecturer, 1998-2000
 

Research

19th & early 20th century Ottoman Empire on the eve of modernity
Advent of nationalism among Arabs and Turks in the Empire
Race and Identity in the Ottoman Empire
Pan-Asianism
Orientalism and perceptions of the Middle East/Muslims
Perceptions and interrelations, wolves and humans through time

    areas of research for graduate supervision
Islamic history
Middle East history
 

Publications

Ottomans Imagining Japan book cover

    books

Ottomans Imagining Japan: East, Middle East and Non-Western Modernity at the Turn of the Twentieth Century (Basingstoke: Palgrave-MacMillan, Transnational History Series, 2014).

editor, The Islamic Middle East And Japan: Perceptions, Aspirations, And the Birth of Intra-asian Modernity (Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener Publishers, 2007).

    articles

“Rising Sun over Bear: The Impact of the Russo-Japanese War upon the Young Turks,” in François Georgeon et al (eds.), « L’ivresse de la liberté : la evolution de 1908 dans l’Empire ottoman » The euphoria of liberty: the 1908 revolution in the Ottoman Empire (Paris: Peeters Publishers, 2012). 454-485.

"Hatano Uho: 'Asia in Danger,' 1912," in Pan-Asianism: A Documentary History Vol. I 1850-1920, edited by Sven Saalar and Christopher W.A. Szpilman (Rowman & Littlefield, 2011), 149-160.

“Japan’s Progress Reified: Modernity and Arab Dissent in the Ottoman Empire,” special issue: The Islamic Middle East and Japan: Perceptions, Aspirations, and the Birth of Intra-Asian Modernity, Princeton Papers Interdisciplinary Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 14 (2007): 91-120.

Islamic Middle East and Japan book cover“Editor Introduction to the Islamic Middle East and Japan: Perceptions, Aspirations, and the Birth of Intra-Asian Modernity,” Princeton Papers Interdisciplinary Journal of Middle Eastern Studies (Princeton: Markus Wiener Publishers, 2007), 1-10. 

"Pan-Asianism in the Late Ottoman Empire, 1905-1912," and "Conceptualizing Modernity in Late Ottoman Times: Japan as a Model Nation, 1902-1913," in The Modern Middle East: A Sourcebook for History, edited by Camron Michael Amin, Benjamin C. Fortna and Elizabeth B. Frierson (London: Oxford University Press, 2006), 331-338, 432-40.

“‘Sick Man of Europe’ or ‘Japan of the Near East’?: Constructing Ottoman Modernity in the Hamidian and Young Turk Eras,” International Journal of Middle East Studies 36 (May 2004), 207-30.

“The Palestine Druzes: Search for Solidarity and Alliance Formation in Israel,” Journal of Druze Studies 1, no. 2 (Spring 2001): 79-113.