Marilyn Booth and Özge Calafato on the Egyptian Collection

In this feature, Dr. Marilyn Booth and Özge Calafato investigate a collection of photographs that were taken in the early 20th century. Booth and Calafato examine dress in wedding portraits and try to tease out family connections in search of the elusive Kawkab.

Booth is a scholar of turn-of-the-century Arabic literature and feminism and is a Senior Humanities Research Fellow at NYUAD. Calafato is the Program Manager for Akkasah.

The Conversation is a video series that presents short talks by NYUAD researchers on topics ranging from Astrophysics to Art History.