New Books Spring Lecture Series: Axis of Hope: Iranian Women's Rights Activism across Borders

Department: Gender and Sexuality Studies

Date and Time: June 1, 2021 | Time TBA

Event Location: Online

Event Details


Department of Gender & Sexuality Studies
UC Irvine

Thinking Women: New Books Spring Lecture Series
Axis of Hope: Iranian Women's Rights Activism across Borders

View the talk here: https://uci.zoom.us/rec/share/CME5fhvoikieCS0AMdtvZ0dW7iiz23llC6UaQGYNXJSVjpFY7UrbAJ7EnKteNfUV.No5vBeDQOsCYj7N3

Featuring Catherine Sameh (UC Irvine)
Moderated by Inderpal Grewal (Yale University)

Catherine Sameh is Associate Professor of Gender & Sexuality Studies at University of California, Irvine. Her research explores gender and feminisms in Iran and the diaspora, social movements in the Middle East, Islam, human rights, transnational feminist networks, Islamophobia, and intersectional and decolonial feminist epistemologies and political practices.

Inderpal Grewal is Professor Emeritus of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University. She is the author of Home and Harem: Nation, Gender, Empire and the Cultures of Travel (Duke University Press, 1996), Transnational America: Feminisms, Diasporas, Neoliberalisms (Duke University Press, 2005), and Saving the Security State: Exceptional Citizens in Twenty-First century America (Duke University Press, 2017).

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