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kamran rastegar
Current research interests:

Arab and Iranian cinemas. Cinema and memory in postcolonial contexts of war and social conflict. 19th and early 20th century Arabic and Persian literatures, with a focus on the conceptualization of cultural modernity through tropes of rebirth and revitalization as developed by emergent social and cultural institutions.

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Brief biography:

Kamran Rastegar is Associate Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature in the Department of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literatures at Tufts University. He completed a PhD in 2005 from Columbia University, awarded jointly in Comparative Literature and Middle Eastern and Asian Languages and Cultures, and has held prior appointments at Brown University and the University of Edinburgh, teaching comparative literature, Arabic and Persian literatures, and postcolonial and world cinema courses.

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