Mehammed Mack will give a talk on his recently published book, Sexagon: Muslims, France, and the Sexualization of National Culture. "Engaging the nexus of race, gender, nation, and sexuality, Sexagon studies the broad politicization of Franco-Arab identity in the context of French culture and its assumptions about appropriate modes of sexual and gender expression, both gay and straight" [Fordham Univ. Press]. Mack is Assistant Professor of French Studies at Smith College.
✽ Thursday, October 5 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm | Sawyer Library, Mabie Rm.
* Sponsored by Arabic Studies, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, French, Center for Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures