Graduation Year

Spring 2014

Document Type

Campus Only Senior Thesis


Art History

Reader 1

Mary MacNaughton

Reader 2

Phyllis Jackson

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This thesis explores how today’s Sheherazades, in this case women photographers from the Middle East, create alternative representations that constitute new meanings and understandings of life, gender, and politics in Iran and the Arab world.

This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.