visual anthropology center for research by Fadwa El Guindi on visualization of culture,
with emphasis on Arab, Arab-American culture, and Islam,
visual ethnography
 
 LABORATORY
for
VISUAL ETHNOGRAPHY




EL NIL RESEARCH

visual anthropology center for visualization of culture,
with emphasis on Arab, Arab-American culture, and Islam

Full-time Staff

Fadwa El Guindi (PhD Texas Austin 1972; Adj Prof of Anth, U Southern California) Social/visual anthropology, Arab culture, Islam, Arab-Americans; Zapotec, Nubia

elguindi@almaak.usc.edu
Collections

Major anthropology journal collections. Facilities for Visiting Scholars El Nil Laboratory for Research and Visual Ethnography is equipped with IBM computer, 16mm and digital video editing equipment
 
 

Publications

Visual Series 1

Egyptian Celebration of Life
 

 El Sebou': Egyptian Birth Ritual (1 6mm film by Fadwa El Guindi)
 El Moulid: Egyptian Religious Festival (1 6mm film by Fadwa El Guindi)


 

Visual Series 2

Egyptian Ceremonial Crafts
    Ghurbal16mm film by Fadwa El Guindi


 

Visual Series 3

ethno-theater

     Mahjar, (an experiment in community ethno-theater)
project funded by City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department and County of Los Angeles Music & Performing Arts. (Ethno-theater Series 1). [ROUGH CUT]

Visual Series 4
 

Al Jaliya (Arab America).

   The Wedding of Nevine (Al-Jaliya Series on Arab-America 1) [in progress]

    Pizza or Kushari (Al-Jaliya Series on Arab America 2) [in progress]


 

TO ORDER

 

Print Publications

Methods in Visual Anthropology
Film Study Guides
    El Sebou': Film Study Guide can be ordered for classroom use through the usual channels - as textbook order by the campus bookstore.
Research articles on Arab culture
Reprints of El Guindi's research publications
 
 
 
 
 

CONTACT:
El Nil Research

Voice (310) 553-5645
Fax (310) 556-0703
 
 
      GO TO EL SEBOU

      GO TO EL MOULID

     GO TO VISUAL ETHNOGRAPHY

     GO TO PICTORIALIZING
 

     http://www.elnil.org/