Karbala Drag Kings and Queens: A history of female ta'ziyehs.
This article is a draft of research I have done on female performance traditions in Iran. It is soon to appear in the volume entitled Eternal Performance: Ta'ziyeh and Other Shiite Rituals edited by Peter Chelkowski.
The girl behind Displaced Allegories (Duke UP, 2008). Representing the Unpresentable (Syracuse UP, 2007), Brainquake (2010) and Reel Evil: Films from the Axis of Evil (2003).
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