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Carmen Gitre

Carmen Gitre, Associate Professor

Carmen Gitre, Associate Professor
Carmen Gitre, Associate Professor

Department of History
220 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-5216 | cgitre@vt.edu

Carmen Gitre is an associate professor of history at Virginia Tech.

  • Modern Egyptian History
  • Popular Culture
  • Theater and Performance
  • PhD, Rutgers University
  • MAT, Dominican University
  • BA, Northwestern University
  • Middle East Studies Association
  • American Historical Association
  • Favorite Faculty Award, Residential Life, Virginia Tech, 2015
  • Bevier Fellowship, Graduate School-New Brunswick (GS-NB), Rutgers University, 2006
  • Fulbright Fellowship, 2005

Books

Acting Egyptian: Theater, Identity, and Political Culture in Cairo, 1869–1930 (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2019).

Journal Articles

“The Dramatic Middle East: Performance as History in Egypt and Beyond,” History Compass, 13/10 (2015): 521-532. 

“Farāḥ Effendi Anṭūn, and the Staging of a ‘New Egypt’,” Journal of Semitic Studies Supplement 28, (2012): 139-150.

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