NEGAR MOTTAHEDEH is professor of literature at Duke University. She is author of Displaced Allegories: Post-revolutionary Iranian Cinema (2008) and #iranelection: Hashtag Solidarity and the Transformation of Online Life (2015), as well as of Whisper Tapes, and her work on the global culture of memes and selfies has been featured at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, New York’s Museum of the Moving Image, and TED. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks to June Eric-Udorie, editor of Can We All Be Feminists? (2018), for transcribing this interview.