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Invisible Bodies: Psychoanalysis, Subjugated Knowledges, and Intimate Ethics in Postwar Egypt

Monday, October 25, 2021 at 4:45pm to 6:00pm

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Omnia El Shakry specializes in the intellectual and cultural history of the modern Middle East, with a particular emphasis on the history of the human and religious sciences in modern Egypt. El Shakry is the author of The Arabic Freud: Psychoanalysis and Islam in Modern Egypt (Princeton University Press, 2017) and The Great Social Laboratory: Subjects of Knowledge in Colonial and Postcolonial Egypt (Stanford University Press, 2007). She is also the editor of Understanding and Teaching the Modern Middle East (University of Wisconsin Press, 2020) and Gender and Sexuality in Islam (Routledge, 2016).

Sponsored by the Departments of Near Eastern Studies and Comparative Literature, Religious Studies Program, and Critical Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Studies

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Near Eastern Studies, Comparative Literature


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University of California, Davis

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