September 25, 2022
Afsane Rezaei

USU English Department Assistant Professor Afsane Rezaei recently published an article in the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies. Relying on ethnographic research, "The Ritual Fusion: Individuality, Tradition, and Sensory Memory in Iranian Women’s Islamic Gatherings in Los Angeles” applies a performance-centered approach to the study of women's vernacular religious practices, exploring their multilayered personal and collective functions in the diasporic context.