Assist. Prof. Dr. Elnaz NASEHI

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She was born in 1982 in Iran. She received her bachelor degree in cinema (editing) from Art University of Tehran, and her Master of Art in Dramatic Literature from Tarbiat Modares University.
She started her PhD in 2012 at EMU, North Cyprus, where she had been working as a research assistant and an instructor. While working on her dissertation, “The Ambivalence of the Unveiled: a Feminist Reading on Asghar Farhadi’s Films”, she continues her academic works as a full-time lecturer in the Department of Filmmaking and Broadcasting, Faculty of Communication, NEU, North Cyprus.

Prior to her PhD, she had her first book, The Guide to Story-Telling for Computer Games. She also worked as a director, editor and researcher in the National Television of Iran, 2008-2010. She directed and edited a 52 episode documentary TV program titled “Future” about the visualized future of different aspects of the humanity within the context of futurology. Her documentary film, “The Tent”, was awarded as the best documentary film in the 11th International Quran Film Festival, 2003.

Elnaz Nasehi has presented in several international conferences about Buttressing strategy in Iranian society/cinema and ideological negotiation with women, modernity and identity in Iran. Her book review is published in the Mediterranean Edition of the Global Media Journal.

Her research interest includes but not limited to critical cultural studies and interdisciplinary and feminist contributions to the fields of Middle Eastern Studies and Film Studies. Her ongoing researches focus on representation of women during political unrests, Hidden and Public transcript of Iranian women, Dichotomy of hijab and freedom in Iran.