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Negar Mottahedeh, Associate Professor of Literature and Women's Studies

Negar Mottahedeh
Office Location:  125C Friedl Building (e. Campus), Buchanan and Trinity, Durham, NC 27708-0670
Office Phone:  (919) 681-3461
Email Address:  send me a message
Web Page:   https://negarmottahedeh.squarespace.com

Teaching (Fall 2016):

  • Lit 302.01, Hashtags memes,digital tribes Synopsis
    East duke 209, MW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
    (also cross-listed as AMES 302.01, AMI 302.01, ARTS&SCI 303.01, ISS 302.01, VMS 324.01, WOMENST 320.01)
  • Lit 320s.01, Social movements/social media Synopsis
    Friedl bdg 102, M 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
    (also cross-listed as AAAS 247S.01, AMI 246S.01, ICS 320S.01, ISS 323S.01, LATAMER 320S.01, VMS 323S.01)

  • Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 1998
  • M.A. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 1994
  • B.A. Mount Holyoke College 1990


Film Theory & History
Cultural Studies
Cultural Studies
Critical Theory
Curriculum Vitae
Representative Publications   (More Publications)
  1. N Mottahedeh. Representing the Unpresentable: Images of Reform from the Qajars to the Islamic Republic of Iran.  Syracuse University Press, 2008. [html]
  2. N Mottahedeh. Displaced Allegories: Post-Revolutionary Iranian Cinema.  Duke University Press, 2008. [books.php3]
  3. N Mottahedeh. "'Life is Color!' Towards a Transnational Feminist Analysis of Mohsen Makhmalbaf's 'Gabbeh'."  Special Issue on film feminisms Signs 30:1 (2004): 1403-1426.  [abs]
  4. N Mottahedeh. "Off the Grid: Reading Iranian Memoirs in Our Time of Total War." Middle East Research and Information Project  (September, September 2004). [html]
  5. N Mottahedeh. "Collection and Recollection: On Studying the Early History of Motion Pictures in Iran." Early Popular Visual Culture 6:2 (June, June, 2008): 103-120.

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