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Lecture: “A Foe of Injustice and Prejudice: Srpuhi Dussap and the Foundations of Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Armenian Feminist Thought” with Melissa Bilal

November 19, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Melissa Bilal is Distinguished Research Fellow at UCLA Center for Near East Studies and Lecturer in the Department of Ethnomusicology. She previously taught at the University of Chicago, Columbia University, Boğaziçi University, and the American University of Armenia (where she still serves as a member of the core team developing the Gender Studies program). Dr. Bilal received her B.A. and M.A. degrees in Sociology at Boğaziçi University and earned her Ph.D. in Music from the University of Chicago. She was a Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Music at Columbia University and Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Orient-Institut Istanbul.


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Sponsored by the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies. Co-sponsored by the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies.


UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies


November 19, 2020
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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