Sex-in-Change: Configurations of Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Iran

jens va jensiyat dar taghyir: Sheklgiry-e jens va jensiyat dar Iran-e mo`aser Lecture in Persian by Afsaneh Najmabadi, Harvard University

Sunday, May 03, 2009
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dodd Hall 175
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Afsaneh Najmabadi teaches History and Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University. Her last book, Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards: Gender and Sexual Anxieties of Iranian Modernity (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005), received the 2005 Joan Kelly Memorial Prize from the American Historical Association. She is currently working on Sex in Change: Configurations of Sexuality and Gender in Contemporary Iran, and on Genus of Sex: How Jins Became Sex in Iran. 

Cost : Free and Open to the Public

Amy Bruinooge, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1181

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies