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Sumayya Kassamali

Sumayya Kassamali is a writer and anthropologist whose work examines the transformation of gender, race, religion, and language in the context of transnational migration. She is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Anthropology and the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University of Toronto. Her current research focuses on the experiences of African and Asian domestic workers in Beirut, Lebanon, and the changing social relations that accompanied the growth of temporary migrant labor in the Middle East.