Barbara Nimri Aziz

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Original short description: "American anthropologist"

Barbara Nimri Aziz

Barbara Nimri Aziz is an anthropologist, writer and journalist based in New York, USA. She is best known for her efforts in the establishment of the Arab American literary community support group RAWI in the United States[1][2] and her pioneering academic research on Yogmaya Neupane in Nepal.[3] She also worked as a producer at WBAI Radio in New York.[4]

Selected works

  • Tibetan Frontier Families: Reflections of Three Generations from Dingri. New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House. 1978. ISBN 9780706905441. [5]
  • McEwen, Christian, ed. (1997). "Al-Dawwara". Jo's Girls: Tomboy Tales of High Adventure, True Grit, and Real Life. Beacon Press. ISBN 9780807062111. [6]
  • Heir to a Silent Song: Two Rebel Women of Nepal. Kirtipur: Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies. 2001. ISBN 9789993352136. [7]
  • Swimming Up the Tigris: Real Life Encounters with Iraq. University Press of Florida. 2007. ISBN 9780813031446. [8]


  1. "Board Members" (in en). 2016-06-10. 
  2. Nelson, Emmanuel S. (2015). "Arab American Stereotypes". Ethnic American Literature: An Encyclopedia for Students. ABC-CLIO. pp. 79–80. ISBN 9781610698818. 
  3. "Call for research on 'reformer' Yogmaya". The Himalayan Times. 16 May 2016. 
  4. "B. Nimri Aziz, Author at" (in en-US). 
  5. Chakrabarti, Tridib K. (Spring 1980). "Tibetan Frontier Families, by Barbara Nimri Aziz (Book Review)". Journal of Comparative Family Studies 11 (2): 278. 
  6. Griffin, Connie (31 January 1998). "New Little Women". The Lesbian Review of Books IV (2): 8. 
  7. "New and Notable Nonfiction". AsianWeek. July 18, 2002. 
  8. Al‐Mohammad, Hayder (2011). "Swimming up the Tigris: Real Life Encounters with Iraq – By Barbara Nimri Aziz". Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 17: 208–209. Template:Citation error.