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Auto-Orientalism and Trauma

Alexandre Dorriz BA University of California Berkeley MFA Candidate University of Southern California Alexandre Dorriz revisits Edward Said’s definitions around latent Orientalism…

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Folktales of the Afghani Jews

Audrey Armstrong Undergraduate Anthropology California State University, Chico Audrey Armstrong presents her findings from an interview with the son of an Afghani Jew. She explains how the common…

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Islam, Feminism, and Western Assumptions: Early 20th Century Women’s Activism in Iran and Turkey

Zavier Christian Wingham Student, University of Texas, Austin Mr. Wingham asserts that the Western news media portray all Muslim women as being the same, and also in a stereotypical, patriarchal…

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