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A Tribute to the Work of Hamid Naficy

December 5, 2018

The Fall 2018 issue of the bilingual Iranian Studies journal Iran Namag (published by the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations at the University of Toronto) is dedicated to the work of our very own Hamid NaficyProfessor in the Department of Department of Radio/Television/Film and a core faculty member of the MENA Program.

Among the contributors are the influential anthropologist Michael M.J. Fischer (MIT), media scholar Mehdi Semati (Northern Illinois University), historian Golbarg Rekabtalaei (Seton Hall), film scholars Sara Saljoughi (University of Toronto) and Kaveh Askari (formerly of NU-Q, now at Michigan State), and Northwestern PhD student Simran Bhalla (Screen Cultures program).

iran-namag-hamid-naficy.pngA Special Issue Dedicated to Professor Hamid Naficy
Guest Editor: Golbarg Rekabtalaei

Introduction: Alternative Visions of Iranian Culture: A Celebration of Hamid Naficy’s Work
Golbarg Rekabtalaei

Video Sensations: The Experimental Films of Hamid Naficy
Simran Bhalla

Exilic, Diasporic, and Ethnic Media: Hamid Naficy’s Oeuvre from an International Communication Perspective
Mehdi Semati

What a Line (Drawing) Might Reveal: Hamid Naficy’s Caricatures 
Michael M.J. Fischer

Through Thick and Thin: An Interview with Hamid Naficy
Kaveh Askari

Ten Theses on Iranian Cinema
Sara Saljoughi

Worlding with Images: Nexus between Art and Anthropology
Mazyar Lotfalian

 

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