Pamela Karimi

Pamela Karimi is Assistant Professor of Art History. She earned her PhD in history and theory of art and architecture from MIT in 2009. Her primary field of research is art, architecture, and visual culture of the modern Middle East. In addition to teaching classes related to her area of research, she offers courses on contemporary visual culture, gender and architecture, and methods and theories of art history. Before joining the Art History faculty at UMass Dartmouth, Dr. Karimi taught at...



Daniel Sheffield

I am a Ph.D. candidate in Iranian and Persian studies at Harvard University, specializing in medieval and early modern Zoroastrian religious history. I am currently engaged in writing my dissertation on the role that sacred narratives of the life of the prophet Zarathustra have played in the Zoroastrian communities of Iran and India.



Afsaneh Najmabadi

Afsaneh Najmabadi is the Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and of 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...



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