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Sociology and Anthropology

Oren Kosansky

Associate Professor of Anthropology/Department Chair

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J.R. Howard Hall


Courses Fall 2014

SOAN 285: Culture and Power in the Middle East

SOAN 440: Senior Thesis & Seminar


Recent Publications

2012 The “Jewish Question” in Postcolonial Moroccan Cinema. International Journal of Middle East Studies 44(3): 421- 442.

2011 Jewish Studies at the Crossroads of Anthropology and History: Authority, Tradition, Diaspora, Tradition. Edited by Ra‘anan S. Boustan, Oren Kosansky, and Marina Rustow. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

2011 The Real Morocco Itself: Judeo-Muslim Pilgrimage, Hybridity and the Idea of the Moroccan Nation. In Jewish Culture and Society in North Africa, ed. Emily Gottreich and Daniel Schroeter. Bloomington: University of Indiana Press.


Academic Credentials

Ph.D. 2003, M.A. 1994 University of Michigan
M.A.T. 1990 Binghamton University
B.A. 1988 Brown University

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