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Changing Youth and Changing Sexual Identities in the Wake of Irans Sexual Revolution

A public lecture by Pardis Mahdavi, Pomona College

Wednesday, November 19, 2008
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Pardis Mahdavi is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Pomona College.  She was trained as a medical anthropologist and her interests include socio-cultural aspects of health and healing, gender, sexuality, and advocacy within anthropology. Her dissertation was on the intersection of sexuality and politics in post-revolutionary Iran, and is now a book entitled, Passionate Uprisings: Iran's Sexual Revolution.  She has done research in Iran, Morocco, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Egypt and New York City.

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This lecture is part of the Center's Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.

 


Cost : Free

PeterSzanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1455
www.international.ucla.edu/cnes
pszanton@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies

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