Middle East

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Project | 2024

Inscribing Muslim Women’s Body Spaces

My research project explores the artistic and cultural manifestations in which contemporary Muslim women define their body space to defy internal, traditional restrictions and external, orientalist Western gazes.
Project | 2023

Afro-Turks and the Modern Middle East

My project examines the experience of “Afro-Turks” in the late Ottoman and early Turkish republican periods. This project will frame these experiences within the context of race, migration, displacement, and the formation of nation-states in the wake of WWI.