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Negar Mottahedeh, Professor of Literature

Negar Mottahedeh
Office Location:  125C Friedl Building (E. Campus), Buchanan and Trinity, Durham, NC 27708-0670
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  • 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. Mottahedeh, N. Representing the Unpresentable: Images of Reform from the Qajars to the Islamic Republic of Iran.  Syracuse University Press, 2008. [html]
  2. Mottahedeh, N. Displaced Allegories: Post-Revolutionary Iranian Cinema.  Duke University Press, 2008. [books.php3]
  3. Mottahedeh, N. "'Life is Color!' Towards a Transnational Feminist Analysis of Mohsen Makhmalbaf's 'Gabbeh'."  Special Issue on film feminisms Signs 30:1 (2004): 1403-1426. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Mottahedeh, N. "Off the Grid: Reading Iranian Memoirs in Our Time of Total War." Middle East Research and Information Project  (September, 2004). [html]
  5. Mottahedeh, N. "Collection and Recollection: On Studying the Early History of Motion Pictures in Iran." Early Popular Visual Culture 6:2 (June, 2008): 103-120. [doi]

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