Professor Yasmin Moll featured in The Conversation discussing the religious diversity of Arab Americans
Yasmin Moll, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, was recently featured in The Conversation, discussing the religious diversity of Arab Americans. Moll helps us understand the different religions that exist within the Arab American community, as well as the differences within religious groups as well.
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Yasmin Moll (Assistant Professor of Anthropology) is an anthropologist of the Middle East and North Africa. She has been conducting ethnographic fieldwork on Nubian cultural activism in Egypt since 2015. Yasmin’s maternal family is from Kushtmna Sharq, Nubia. Professor Moll teaches classes on anthropology of Islam, on religion, media and politics, and on the social and political lives of everyday digital technologies and content. She also offers graduate seminars on religion, critique, and the secular as well as on the ethnography of Muslim societies. Professor Moll's upcoming book explores the role Islamic television played in Egypt’s 2011 revolution. Her newest research revolves around two topics: a Henry Luce funded collaborative project with Emory University on the global politics of “moderate Islam” and a co-creative, multi-modal project on Nubian cultural activism and material heritage across Egypt and Sudan, funded by the Humanities Collaboratory.