Kelada, Mariz

Mariz Kelada is PhD student in the Anthropology Department at Brown University. Her project focuses on potentialities of resistance in the lives of precarious laborers in the Egyptian cinema industry.

She completed a BA in English Literature at Cairo University in 2011, and MA in Anthropology and Sociology at the American University in Cairo 2014. Her MA thesis: “Makings of Imagination in Alternative Cultural Spaces in Cairo” was based on a yearlong ethnographic fieldwork, part of it was published in the International Journal of Sociology in 2014. Since 2010 she worked in the Egyptian alternative cultural sector on diverse projects, performances, researches and films.

Status: First Year

Previous Degrees: BA in English Literature at Cairo University in 2011, and MA in Anthropology and Sociology at the American University in Cairo 2014

Contact information: mariz_kelada@brown.edu