Islamic Studies Program Public Talk

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Sara Scalenghe
Disability in Middle Eastern History: Challenges and Possibilities


Sara Scalengheis an associate professor of Middle Eastern history at Loyola University. She holds a B.A. in Arabic with Persian from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and an M.A. in Arab Studies and Ph.D. in History from Georgetown University. Her research focuses on disability in the early modern and modern Middle East, especially the Arab world. She is the author of Disability in the Ottoman Arab World, 1500-1800(Cambridge University Press, 2014), and of essays on disability history published in the Arab Studies Journal, the International Journal of Middle East Studies, and the Oxford Handbook of Disability History. Dr. Scalengheis the President of the Disability History Association. She serves on the Editorial Review Board of Disability Studies Quarterly and on the Manuscript Review Board of Review of Disability Studies.


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Cosponsored by the Department of History.


Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Gore Hall, Room 219
Gore Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA

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Students, Lectures & Programs, Academics, College of Arts and Sciences, Accessibility




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