Joy Mazahreh

Joy Mazahreh is an English PhD student minoring in Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota. She studies feminist postcolonialism with special attention to the works of Edward Said. Originally from Amman, Jordan, she received her BA in English from the University of Jordan and then was awarded a Fulbright grant to pursue her MA from the University of Vermont. Joy’s Master’s thesis, “Alef is a Key: Belonging and Resistance in MENA Women’s Fragmentary Narratives,” views narrative shifts as literary devices that mediate meanings of war, exile, home, belonging, and resistance.

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