Monthly Archive: February 2018


CulAnth #Anthropod – Lara Deeb & Jessica Winegar: Anthropology & The Politics of Studying the Middle East

Lara Deeb (Scripps College) and Jessica Winegar (Northwestern University) discuss how political and economic pressures shape the ways in which U.S.-based scholars research and teach about the Middle East, noting how race, gender, and generational hierarchies influence scholars at all stages of their careers.