Noha Fikry

Noha Fikry is a PhD candidate in sociocultural anthropology at the University of Toronto. She was previously nurtured for seven years among incredible mentors at the American University in Cairo's anthropology department for, earning a bachelor's degree and a master's degree. Noha is interested in exploring food and human and animal relations in Egypt. Her research publications and undergraduate research papers are here: https://aucegypt.academia.edu/NohaFikry.

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Abayas: Shopping for Floor-Length Convenience, Modesty, and Transgression in Urban Cairo

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Abayas: Shopping for Floor-Length Convenience, Modesty, and Transgression in Urban Cairo

Typically floor-length, black, and loose, abayas are dresses worn by women of working, middle, and upper classes in Egypt and other regions in the world. Conven... More

Rooftop “Recipes” for Relating: A Commentary on Recipes, Ethnography, and Theory

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Rooftop “Recipes” for Relating: A Commentary on Recipes, Ethnography, and Theory

I titled my 2018 anthropology MA thesis for The American University in Cairo “Rooftop Recipes for Relating: Ecologies of Humans, Animals, and Life,” but it took... More