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Fall Programming - Middle Eastern and North African Studies Distinguished Lecture Series featuring guest speaker Lara Deeb

"Leisurely Islam: Youth Negotiations of Morality in Shi'ite South Beirut"

Distinguished Lecture Series featuring guest speaker Lara Deeb (Scripps College).

Made possible through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.


Lara Deeb
Lara Deeb
Professor of Anthropology, Scripps College

Lara Deeb is Chair of the Anthropology Department at Scripps College in Claremont, California. She is the author of An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i Lebanon (Princeton University Press, 2006). She is currently a Collaborative Research Fellow with the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) working on a project entitled: "Constructing and Negotiating the Islamic Milieu: New Moralities and Spatialities in Shi'i Lebanon." Her research interests include: gender and sexuality, religion, modernities, time/temporalities, memorialization and history, youth, leisure and space, and Middle East Studies.


Arabic Language Program

Department of Anthropology

Department of French, Italian, and Comparative Literature

Middle Eastern and North African Certificate Program

Women's Studies Program


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October 6, 2010
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UWM Golda Meir Library Conference Center
2311 East Hartford Avenue
Milwaukee ,WI 53211
General Public: $0
IWA Member: $0
All Area Student & UWM Community Members: $0