Akram Fouad Khater (NHC Fellow, 2005–06)

Project Title

A Deluded Woman: Gender and the Politics of Religious Modernity in Eighteenth-Century Greater Syria

North Carolina State University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2005–06

Akram Fouad Khater Akram Khater wrote two chapters of his book A Deluded Woman: Gender and the Politics of Religious Modernity in Eighteenth Century Greater Syria. He also wrote an article, "Becoming Syrian in America: A Global Geography of Ethnicity and Nation," that will be published in the International Journal of Middle East Studies (2007); an article, "En(Gendering) the Public Space: Fin de siècle Beirut," for an edited collection from the Académie Libanaise des Beaux Arts (forthcoming 2007); and an essay on "Women, Gender and Industrial Labor: Ottoman Empire" for the Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (EWIC) (forthcoming). <