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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
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.


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


Cost : Free

PeterSzanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1455

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies

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