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Jennifer L. Derr: "Embodied Politics and Bilharzia Infection in Colonial Egypt"

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October 23, 2013 @ 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

  |  Stevenson Fireside Lounge


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jderrJennifer Derr’s work explores the configuration and experience of the colonial state in Egypt through its construction of the agricultural environments that lined the banks of the Nile River. Derr traces the intersections of the colonial state in Egypt with the material experiences of environmental infrastructure, resource allocation, disease, and the geographies of colonial capitalism.

Jennifer Derr is Assistant Professor of History at UC Santa Cruz.

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Date:
October 23, 2013
Time:
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

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Stevenson Fireside Lounge
Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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