Youssef Salhi Received a CLEC Grant
Youssef Salhi, M.A., was awarded a $2,000 Campus Life Enrichment Committee (CLEC) grant for Fall 2016. The grant will be used to host Maha Marouan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of African American Studies and Women Studies at the Pennsylvania State University.
Her work focuses on the intersection of race, gender, and religion in the construction of female subjectivities. Her most recent publications include Witches, Goddesses and Angry Spirits: The Politics of Spiritual Liberation in African Diaspora Women’s Fiction, (Ohio State University Press, 2013); a co-edited volume on Race and Displacement: Nation, Migration and Identity in the Twenty-First Century (University of Alabama Press, 2013); and a documentary entitled “Voices of Muslim Women from the US South.”
She speaks four languages: Arabic, French, Spanish, and English, and lives between three continents: Africa, Europe, and the United States of America.