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Saba Soomekh "From the Shahs to Los Angeles: Three Generations of Iranian Jewish Women"
Thursday, November 29, 2012, 12:00pm - 02:00pm
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Thursday, November 29, 2012 • 306 Royce Hall • 12 PM

From the Shahs to Los Angeles: Three Generations of Iranian Jewish Women

Saba Soomekh (Loyola Marymount University)

Faculty/Student Seminar Series
Prof. Saba Soomekh will present an ethnographic portrait of life for three generations of Iranian Jewish women who lived in Iran and now live in America, exploring the political and social changes that have affected these women in regards to their rituals, religious observances, sexuality and their self-concept as Iranian Jewish women in Iran and now in Los Angeles.

 

Sponsored by the

UCLA Center for Jewish Studies

Cosponsored by the

UCLA Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

UCLA Department of Sociology

 

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Location : 306 Royce Hall
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