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Damluji, Mona

Assistant Professor, Film and Media Studies
University of California, Santa Barbara


Mona Damluji is Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian & Islamic Art History and Visual Culture at Wheaton College in Massachusetts. She received her PhD in Architecture from the University of California Berkeley. Her dissertation examines intersecting histories of oil, architecture, urban planning and cinema in Iran, Iraq and the Gulf region.

DISCIPLINE
Media Arts
SUB AREAS
Cinema/Film   
Development   
Middle East/Near East Studies   
Modern   
Urban Studies   
Cultural Studies   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Iraq   
Iran   
Gulf   
Palestine   
All Middle East   
SPECIALTIES
Media and Society   
Histories of Oil   
Visual Culture   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Intermediate)   
EDUCATION
PhD2013ArchitectureUC Berkeley
MS2009ArchitectureUC Berkeley
BA2003Architectural StudiesTufts University
ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED AT MESA MEETINGS SINCE 2009
Seeing Like an Oil Company: Photographic Archives of Modern Iraq (2017)   
The Cinematic World of Oil Modernity (2014)   
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