A DeCentered Conversation with May Al-Dabbagh
In this conversation Peggy Levitt talks with GDC member May Al Dabbagh about the meaning of decentering from the Gulf region and about how she developed “Self Tracing” as a research method and pedagogy tool. May Al-Dabbagh is an assistant professor at New York University Abu Dhabi and has an associated appointment as a global network assistant professor at New York University. She conducts research on gender and work in the Gulf using a combination of social psychology, public policy, and post-colonial feminist lenses. She runs Haraka: Experimental Lab for Arab Art and Social Thought as part of the the newly established Arab Center for the Study of Art.