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Major Positions

Professor of Linguistics and Gender Studies at the University of Fez.
Editorial Board of the Oxford Encyclopedia of African Women’s History.
Author.

Major Accomplishments

Dr. Fatima Sadiqi is a Professor of Linguistics and Gender Studies at the University of Fez, Morocco. Her work focuses on women’s issues in modern North Africa, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean world. She is an author and editor of numerous volumes and journal issues, including Women, Gender and Language (2003), Women’s Activism and the Public Sphere: Local/Global Linkages (Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 2006), Women and Knowledge in the Mediterranean (2013), Moroccan Feminist Discourses (2014), and Women’s Movements in the Post-“Arab Spring” North Africa (2016).
Sadiqi is also a public speaker in many languages and a member of many national and international scholarly and policy-making boards. She served as Director General of the Fez Festival of Sacred Music and an Administrative Board Member of the Royal Institute of the Amazigh Language and Culture (IRCAM). Her work has been supported by numerous prestigious awards and fellowships from Harvard University, The Woodrow Wilson Center, the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center, and Fulbright. She currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Oxford Encyclopedia of African Women’s History.

Last modified: 01/09/2019

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