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  • Yalda Hamidi Minnesota State University Mankato Author



Author Biography

  • Yalda Hamidi, Minnesota State University Mankato

    Yalda Hamidi (She/Her/Hers) is Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and faculty fellow for "Teaching Toward Social Justice" at Minnesota State University Mankato and a member of Ms. Committee of Scholars. Yalda's research adopts an anti-racist and transnational feminist approach in reading the literature of the Iranian diaspora. Her book chapter, “Rhetorical Listening to Iranian #MeToo Movement in Diaspora,” is under publication in the book Sex, Family, and Culture in the Middle East. She published "Politics of Location in Persepolis: The Social and Literary Construction of the Place, Space, and Belonging for Iranian Women in Persepolis versus Iran” with the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies and co-authored “Locating Sickness: Disability, Queerness, and Race in a Memoir“ in Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research.


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