Majid Hannoum


Majid Hannoum
  • Professor
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Anthropology
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Ph.D., Princeton, 1996
  • Fall 2022: Fellowship Abroad - contact via email.

Contact Info

Office Phone:
Department Phone:
Fraser Hall, 636
Fraser Hall, room #636

Biography

Courses Recently Taught

  • Religion,Power, and Sexuality in Arab Societies
  • Current Cultural Anthropology
  • Magic, Science, and Religion

Education

Ph.D. in Princeton, 1996
, Sorbonne, 1991

Research

Research Areas: Anthropology and history, social theory, cultural identity, political modernity, historiography and memory, religion and politics, violence and the state, immigration and globalization, Middle East, North Africa, France

Research interests:

  • Anthropology and history
  • cultural identity
  • political modernity
  • nationalism
  • narrative and memory
  • comparative historiography
  • violence and the state
  • Islam and politics
  • cities and citizenship
  • colonialism and postcoloniality
  • semiotics and discourse analysis
  • social theory
  • theories of translation
  • globalization
  • African migration to Europe
  • North Africa
  • Middle East
  • France