MSNBC Interview with Samira Mehta on Anti-Semitism in the U.S.
Feminist Studies in Religion is please to share the following interview with EFSR Board Member, Samira Mehta. Samira was interviewed on MSNBC in February of 2022 in a segment on anti-Semitism in the US and the controversy surrounding Deborah’s Lipstadt’s nomination by the Biden administration.
You can watch the interview here.
Samira K. Mehta is an Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies and of Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her research and teaching focus on the intersections religion, culture, and gender, including the politics of family life and reproduction in the United States. Her first book, Beyond Chrismukkah: The Christian-Jewish Blended Family in America (University of North Carolina Press, 2018) was a National Jewish book award finalist. Mehta’s current academic book project, God Bless the Pill: Sexuality and Contraception in Tri-Faith America examines the role of Jewish, Catholic, and Protestant voices in competing moral logics of contraception, population control, and eugenics from the mid-twentieth century to the present and is under contract with the University of North Carolina Press. She is also working on a book of essays entitled The Racism of People Who Love You for Beacon Press.