The Limits of Whiteness: Iranian Americans and the Everyday Politics of Race
Tues, May 1st | 6 PM | LECTURE | MCC Lounge
Travel bans and other discriminatory policies have become routine features of Iranian American life in the Trump Era. But anti-Iranian, anti-SWANA, and anti-Muslim racism has a hidden history that spans centuries and haunts how Iranian Americans are imagined – and imagine themselves – today. Neda Maghbouleh, UCSB alum (PhD Sociology, 2012) and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto as will discuss and signs copies of her new book The Limits of Whiteness: Iranian Americans and the Everyday Politics of Race.