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Mary Neuburger, Director BUR 452, 2505 University Avenue, Stop F3600, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-3607

Faegheh Shirazi

Professor Ph.D., Ohio State University

Faegheh Shirazi

Contact

  • Phone: 512- 232-9416
  • Office: CAL 502
  • Office Hours: Fall semester: T and Th. 10:0-11:30
  • Campus Mail Code: F9400

Biography

Research

Textiles, dress, gender identity discourse, and material culture in the Middle East; the meanings of veiling; rituals and rites of passage as they relate to material culture

Research Subject Headings: Religion, Gender and Women's Studies

International Research

Regions of Academic Interest: Middle East, Muslim world

Countries of Academic Interest: Iran,

Interests

Textiles and Clothing, particularly the Islamic veil (hijab), issues of women, rituals, and rites of passage as they relate to material culture in popular Islamic societies.
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