Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

Kamran Asdar Ali ─ On Female Friendships: Saheli and Sexual Politics in 1960s Cinema

Friday, October 7, 2016

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Birkelund Board Room, Watson Institute

Reception to follow

Kamran Asdar Ali is associate professor of anthropology, Middle East Studies and Asian Studies and the Director of the South Asia Institute at the University of Texas, Austin. He is the author of Planning the Family in Egypt: New Bodies, New Selves (UT Press, 2002). He is the co-editor of Gendering Urban Space in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa (Palgrave 2008) and Comparing Cities: Middle East and South Asia (OUP, 2009), both with Martina Rieker, with whom he also coordinates the Shehr Network on Comparative Urban Landscapes.

Contemporary South Asia Seminar