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Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... Chapter 1 investigates the relationship between digital and political repertoires in Egypt, with a focus on women’s personal blogs that emerged before the 2011 revolution. It shows that the intimate publics generated by these blogs were not simply sites of debate about revolution; they were...
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By Sima Shakhsari
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007333-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0733-3
... presidency of Hashemi Rafsanjani. The 1997 2005 period marks the rise of the reform movement, the student movement, the women s movement, and two terms of 212 NOTES TO INTRODUCTION the reformist president, Seyyed Mohamad Khatami. Fi nally, the 2005 10 period is the heyday of Weblogistan, during which I...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009122-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0912-2
... affective practice and the name of a specific ecstatic state caused by music per for mance and listening. In the urban context, it has pri- marily been attributed (at least among middle- and upper- class Egyptians) to Arab art music (al- m s qa al- arab yyah), a genre associated with music connoisseurs...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007333-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0733-3
... even use such language in public. In his blog, Noqteh Sar- e Khat, Khaledian wrote that she has filled her writing with vulgar language, erecting genitalia and pitching it to the whole world. Surprisingly, you see that the author is a woman! 17 On the same day, Sanam Dolatshahi, a women s- rights...
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By Sima Shakhsari
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007333-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0733-3
... Mehmet Izbudak. 1977. Iran s Migration of Skilled Labor to the United States. Iranian Studies 10 (1/2): 3 35. Axel, Brian Keith. 2002. The Diasporic Imaginary. Public Culture 14 (2): 411 28. Babayan, Kathryn. 1998. The Aqa Id Al- Nisa : A Glimpse at Safavi Women in Local Isfa- hani Culture. In...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... alcohol and prayed infrequently. Thus, Abir s conserva- tive religious agency had the ironic effect of undermining the Sharia in- stitutional privileging of husbands over wives. While Mahmood is keen to focus on the conservative intentionality of Abir and other Egyptian pious women, she undertheorized how...
Published: 18 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012313-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1231-3
...; Schaeffer, a French musician and theorist, began his work on musique concrète using a tape recorder in 1948.4 In 1944, El- Dabh (1921 2017), a Coptic Egyptian from a prominent family, borrowed a wire recorder from the studios of the Middle East Radio station in Cairo and took it to an all- women zaar, or...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-031
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
.... 4 It dramatizes the little- known aspect of life under the Islamic Republic of Iran between 1980 and 1989, when women as well as men served in the horrific war with Iraq, many of them injured, maimed, or killed. But before Neshat s art most of these women were not recognized as warriors or soldiers...
Published: 17 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... Lessons from History: An Ottoman Navy by Any Other Name, on Center for International Maritime Security (blog), August 5, 2014, httpcimsec.org/lessons -history-ottoman-navy-name-fight-just-well/12269. Used courtesy of Matthew Merighi. Elizabethan England s Plausibly Deniable War in the Pacific Ocean, by...
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By Farzaneh Hemmasi
Published: 10 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012009-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1200-9
... non- Islamic Iranian identity. 8 See Gahan (2017, 106 119) for an extensive discussion of the history of public morality laws in Iran. Early twentieth- century laws were explicitly protective of women s honor (n mus), but they did not require veiling. In 1936 Reza Khan issued his famous unveiling...
Published: 24 April 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... of The Presence of the Past in a Spanish Village, Translated Woman: Crossing the Border with Esperanza s Story, and The Vulnerable Observer: Anthropology That Breaks Your Heart. She coedited Women Writing Culture, one of the first books to call attention to the creative ethno- graphic writing of...
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By Anna Watkins Fisher
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012320-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1232-0
.... They may allow us temporarily to beat him at his own game, but they will never enable us to bring about genuine change. And this fact is only threatening to those women who still define the master s house as their only source of support ( The Master s Tools, 110 11, emphasis mine). 73. See...
Published: 07 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013105-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9170-7
..., 2005. Bibliography 181 Decker, Alicia C. In Idi Amin s Shadow: ­Women, Gender, and Militarism in Uganda. Ath- ens: Ohio University Press, 2014. de Cruz, Joaquim Jose Valente. A New Era of Peace : St Comboni s Dream of a Developed and ­Free South Sudan and the Commitment of His Followers to Fulfil It...
Published: 10 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012009-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1200-9
... time and remembered in the dias- pora as a symbol of both the nation s silenced women and the Pahlavi past. Then, in 2000, Googoosh suddenly reappeared: she left Iran and embarked on a wildly successful set of performances in the diaspora, eventually settling in Southern California. Since her...
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By Farzaneh Hemmasi
Published: 10 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012009-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1200-9
.... cir a Bulletin 15 (1): 20 25. Danielson, Virginia. 1997. The Voice of Egypt: Umm Kulthum, Arabic Song, and Egyp- tian Society in the Twentieth Century. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. DeBano, Wendy S. 2005. Enveloping Music in Gender, Nation and Islam: Women s Music Festivals in Post...
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By Delinda Collier
Published: 18 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012313-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1231-3
... History: Four Theses. Critical Inquiry 35, no. 2 (winter 2009): 197 222. Chibber, Vivek. Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital. London: Verso, 2013. Chirindo, Kundai. Bantu Sociolinguistics in Wangari Maathai s Peacebuilding Rhe- toric. Women s Studies in Communication 39, no. 4 (2016): 442...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-141
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... Apart, was apparently the opposite: some old person claiming to have dated Natalie Portman. Jace Clayton s Uproot set a more worldly and nuanced tone: I slipped a dancehall riddim under neath Egyptian cabdriver chaabi, then used a hip- hop breakbeat to bulwark Rachid Taha s remake of Dahmane El...
Published: 30 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1265-8
... they know of black women with bodies of work on the nude (I need more slides for my talk) and am taken aback. The only name I come up with is that of my friend Sandra Payne. Now I have to research in earnest. As I work on Olympia s Maid, my paper for the panel, I learn that dur- ing the two centuries...
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By Hatim El-Hibri
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013020-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1302-0
... Voice of Lebanon, and Voice of the People s Re sis tance, associated with the poli- tician Rashid Karami (Dajani 1992). The stabilization of the po liti cal situation ended their operation. NOTES TO INTRODUCTION1 8 8 46 For example, Dajani (2005) notes that before satellite broadcasting, Egyptian...
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By Nandita Sharma
Published: 14 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002451-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0245-1
...: Women s Press. Barker, Joanne, ed. 2005. Sovereignty Matters: Locations of Contestation and Possibility in Indigenous Strug gles for Self- Determination. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Barrera, Jorge. 2012. Palmater Backer Blasts Prominent Journalist as White Supremacist after Column on afN...