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Joanne Randa Nucho
I was in Lebanon, about six months into my dissertation fieldwork. As the crowds in Tahrir grew day by day, and all the world watched, I felt at first that I was watching an important symbolic act that would surely fail. Who could imagine that Mubarak, who had the support and blessing of the United States, would be ousted from his forty-year rule? When protests continued despite the violent tactics of the regime, my amazement grew. Due to the Internet and ...Keep Reading »
Joanne Randa Nucho is a graduate student in Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine.
"In Iran... very few post-revolutionary works of literature or cinema have even touched upon the 1979 revolution... in contrast to cultural policies around the Iran-Iraq war, where memory discourse shows a sophisticated awareness of the social power of commemorative narratives."click | email | tweet