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Lalaie Ameeriar

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Department of Anthropology

Associate Professor

Email: lalaie@yorku.ca


Lalaie Ameeriar's research engages with critical studies of race, racism and racialization, globalization, diaspora, affect and embodiment, labour studies and feminist studies with particular emphasis on transnational Muslim cultures. Her first book, Downwardly Global: Women, Work and Citizenship in the Pakistani Diaspora, was published by Duke University Press in 2017 and examines the intimate and affective dimensions of multicultural belonging. Her research draws from multi-sited ethnographic fieldwork in Lahore and Karachi, Pakistan, London, England, and Toronto, Canada. She has been a fellow at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research and the Research Institute for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University. She has been a Member of the School of Social Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, has received a University of California Faculty Research Fellowship in the Humanities, and a Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship. She has taught at the University of California and Goldsmiths, University of London.

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Degrees

Ph.D., Stanford University
M.A., Stanford University
Honours B.A., University of Toronto

Research Interests

Anthropology , Race and Racism, Globalization, Citizenship, Labour

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/ANTH2020 6.0 A Race, Racism & Popular Culture LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/ANTH2020 6.0 A Race, Racism & Popular Culture LECT


Lalaie Ameeriar's research engages with critical studies of race, racism and racialization, globalization, diaspora, affect and embodiment, labour studies and feminist studies with particular emphasis on transnational Muslim cultures. Her first book, Downwardly Global: Women, Work and Citizenship in the Pakistani Diaspora, was published by Duke University Press in 2017 and examines the intimate and affective dimensions of multicultural belonging. Her research draws from multi-sited ethnographic fieldwork in Lahore and Karachi, Pakistan, London, England, and Toronto, Canada. She has been a fellow at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research and the Research Institute for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University. She has been a Member of the School of Social Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, has received a University of California Faculty Research Fellowship in the Humanities, and a Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship. She has taught at the University of California and Goldsmiths, University of London.

Degrees

Ph.D., Stanford University
M.A., Stanford University
Honours B.A., University of Toronto

Research Interests

Anthropology , Race and Racism, Globalization, Citizenship, Labour


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/ANTH2020 6.0 A Race, Racism & Popular Culture LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/ANTH2020 6.0 A Race, Racism & Popular Culture LECT