Zeynep Korkman


Zeynep Korkman is assistant professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Arizona, affiliated with the Institute for LGBT Studies, the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Arizona Center for Turkish Studies, and the Religious Studies Program. Her teaching and research interests include transnational feminisms; cultural politics; gender, labor, and affect; and religion, secularism, and the public sphere, with a regional focus on Turkey and the larger Middle East. Her primary scholarly agenda is to explore how gender and sexual minorities survive, resist, and even thrive within neoconservative and neoliberal encroachment upon their life worlds