Dr. Leila Hudson is Associate Professor and Associate Director of the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the University of Arizona. A graduate of Yale College (BA) and the University of Michigan’s Anthropology Department (MA) and Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropology and History (PhD), she researches and teaches about culture and political economy in the Arab world. She is the author of Transforming Damascus: Space and Modernity in an Islamic City (IB Tauris, 2008) and Middle Eastern Humanities: An Introduction to Middle Eastern Cultures (Kendall Hunt, 2010) as well as articles on gender, culture, and power in the Ottoman and contemporary Middle East.
There will be a reception in the Bonine Commons (Marshall 440) following the talk
Co-sponsored by the School for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, the MENA Undergraduate Organization, and CMES.
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