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Asian American Center Fellow Talk: Dr. Samah Choudhury

March 21, 2022 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Dr. Samah Choudhury, Assistant Professor in Philosophy and Religion at Ithaca College will speak:


“Why Does Representation Matter? The Diversity Complex and American Muslim Comedy”


UNC Chapel Hill – Gardner 0105

Assistant Professor in Philosophy & Religion at Ithaca College, Dr. Samah Choudhury, will visit the Asian American Center as a part of the AAC Fellow Talk program to speak on “Why Does Representation Matter?  The Diversity Complex and American Muslim Comedy”.

Dr. Samah Choudhury (she/her) is an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Ithaca College. She has an academic background in the Middle East, Islam, and the Muslim identity and her specialty lies in Islamic Studies, humor and comedy, race, and gender. She has a wide range of experience that centers particularly on how Islam and Muslims are articulated through the medium of stand-up comedy. She also focuses on how this highly staged and embodied genre reveals the recognition (or obscurity) of Islam through discourses in race, gender, affect, and American secularism.


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March 21, 2022
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Gardner Hall
Gardner, Room 105, UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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