As part of the 2020-2021 Lillian Robinson Visiting Scholars program, Dr. Rachida Yassine of Ibn Zohr University, Morocco will present her lecture "The Politics of Gendered Embodiment in the Maghreb."
SPACES ARE LIMITED. Please register in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details on joining the event.
Rachida Yassine is currently professor of English and Cultural Studies at Ibn Zohr University, Morocco. She is founder and director of the PhD program in Race, Ethnicity, and Alterity in Literature and Culture and director of the research laboratory Culture, Langue, Arts et Société.
She has a PhD in Critical Theory and Cultural Studies from the University of Nottingham, UK; an MA in Linguistics and Translation from the University of Bath, UK; an MA in English and American Literature and a post-graduate diploma in Comparative Literature from the University of Essex, UK.
She is the author of Re-writing the Canon: Aspects of Identity Reconstitution in Postcolonial Contexts (2011). She has published many articles and book chapters on cultural studies, gender and women studies, colonial and postcolonial literatures, postcolonial feminism, and Arab women writings.
The Lillian Robinson Scholars Program
This program is designed to attract distinguished visiting scholars working on a range of feminist research topics to the SdBI. The program supports stays of varying lengths for scholars with a PhD.