Grad Students

Esha Momeni



Contact Information

Email    emomeni@ucla.edu
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Esha Momeni is a doctoral candidate and teaching fellow in the Department of Gender Studies. In her dissertation, through an analysis of  the lyrics of Iranian Shi’i mourning songs in their political and social context, she explores shifts in the relationship between the Iranian state, popular culture, and the work of mourning and memory that have occurred since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Research

Esha Momeni is a doctoral candidate and teaching fellow in the Department of Gender Studies. In her dissertation, through an analysis of the lyrics of Iranian Shi’i mourning songs in their political and social context, she explores shifts in the relationship between the Iranian state, popular culture, and the work of mourning and memory that have occurred since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Degrees

M.A. in Mass Communication, California State University at Northridge
B.A. in Graphic Design, Azad University School of Art and Architecture, Tehran