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Afsaneh Najmabadi <email@example.com>
Associate Editor, Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures
Completing a book on transformations of gender and sexuality in nineteenth-century Iran
|Address:||Committee on Degrees in Women's Studies
Barker Center, Harvard University
12 Quincy St.
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Mideast-Politics
|Interests:||Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Ph.D. sociology, University of Manchester (UK), 1984
MA, Harvard University, Physics
BA, Radcliffe College, Physics
Book: The Story of Daughters of Quchan: Gender and National Memory in Iranian History, Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1998.
Articles and book chapters:
"The Gender of Modernity: Reflections from Iranian Historiography," pp. 75-91, in Histories of the Modern Middle East: New Directions, eds. Israel Gershoni, Hakan Erdem and Ursula Woköck, Boulder (CO) & London: Lynne Reinner Publishers, 2002.
"(Un)Veiling Feminism," Social Text 18, 3 (Fall 2000): 29-45.
"Reading Wiles of Women Stories as Fictions of Masculinity," in Arabic Abwab 22 (fall 1999): 131-145.
Related courses taught: "Women, Islam and Nationalism in the Middle East and North Africa".