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Perego, Elizabeth

Graduate Student, Department of History
Ohio State University


As an undergraduate major in History and French at Tulane University, I composed an honors thesis on the French politicization of the Muslim head coverings during the Algerian War of Independence. My focus has since shifted to cultural production during the Algerian Civil War of the 1990s. In particular, I intend for my work to examine political humor as an expression of popular frustration with the Algerian state and military, the rebelling armed Islamist movements, and the international community who did not intervene in the conflict. I am also interested in the history of Islamism and conflict and conflict resolution in North and West Africa.

DISCIPLINE
History
SUB AREAS
Gender/Women's Studies   
19th-21st Centuries   
African Studies   
Colonialism   
Pop Culture   
Human Rights   
Identity/Representation   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Algeria   
Morocco   
Libya   
Tunisia   
Mauritania   
Maghreb   
Africa (Sub-Saharan)   
SPECIALTIES
Political culture, history of the modern Maghrib   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Advanced)   
French (Advanced)   
English (Native)   
EDUCATION
MA2012HistoryOhio State University
BA2008History and FrenchTulane University
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Elizabeth Perego






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Columbus, OH
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United States

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