History 850

San Francisco State University

 History 850:  Modernity and the Islamic World

Instructor: Maziar Behrooz

E-mail: mroozbeh@sfsu.edu
Home Page: http://faculty.sfsu.edu/~mroozbeh

Telephone: 415/3381776

Rita M Melendez

Rita Melendez, PhD. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sexuality Studies and Sociology. She specializes in public health, gender and race/ethnicity issues. Her research focusses on access to care for HIV-positive Latino immigrants as well as prevention services for Latinos. She is currently conducting a study exploring how rural Latino immigrants have access to PrEP services. Her past research studies inlcude a qualitative survey of over 600 Latinos from Zacatecas living in the US and exploring their access to care as well as health. Dr.

One for the Books: Do Our Students Still Read Them?

October 17, 2017 - 4:25pm -- Jennifer Arin

    In his essay “Imaginary Homelands,” Salman Rushdie writes, “I grew up kissing books and bread. In our house, whenever anyone dropped a book or let fall a chapati or a “slice,” which was our word for a triangle of buttered leavened bread, the fallen object was required not only to be picked up but also kissed .... Devout households in India often contained, and still contain, persons in the habit of kissing holy books. But we kissed everything. ...


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