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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2012
...R. A. Judy When Mohamed-Salah Omri and I met in Cairo during the first week of December 2010, we discussed in some detail whether Tunisia would blow up–the suspected spark being the TuniLeaks depiction of Sakhr Materi’s opulence, another sign of the thorough corruption of the Ben Ali/Trabelsi crowd...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 43–54.
Published: 01 February 2012
... a modicum of methodological rigor, the account is restricted to the first forty days of the revolution. © 2012 by Mounir Saidani 2012 Revolution and Counterrevolution in Tunisia: The Forty Days That Shook the Country Mounir Saidani...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., in America as well as Europe. All the elements are in place for writing the histories of dictatorships, with their attendant bloodiness and social exclusion. Tunisia’s is one such history. Friday, January 14, 2011, became a new date and a special chapter in the periodization of the history of Tunisia since...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 24–25.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Mohamed-Salah Omri © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Mandela, Tunisia, and I I have experienced Mandela as a presence, an absence, and a label. During the historic first free elections in Tunisia, held on October 23, 2011, I voted early, then set off to tour the polling...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mohamed-Salah Omri The most famous slogan chanted in Tunisia in January, then in Egypt, Yemen, Libya, and Syria, is a reincarnation of opening lines of the poem “The Will of Life,” written in 1933 by the Tunisian poet Abou el-Kasem Chebbi (1909–1934), which now form the closing part of Tunisia’s...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of Tunisia’s political and civil society to a series of seminars to explore their views, analyses, and insights about the revolution. As a historian, I was very much aware of the tremendous responsibility entrusted to the Temimi Foundation in deciding to document the revolution in this way. The twenty-two...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Foundation’s Youth of the Revolution Symposium the extent to which the political class has failed to recognize the significance of the youth’s essential role in the revolution. Many of Tunisia’s politicians, legislators, and journalists have not communicated with these young people, some of them going so far...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mustafa Aloui The city of Kasserine, in the central-west region of Tunisia, which has long been the epicenter of protest against the policies of Ben Ali’s government, erupted into full-scale insurrection the first week of January 2011. Not far from Kasserine lies Sidi Bouzid, where protestors had...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 February 2012
... political explanations of revolution have become obsolete in the face of the Tunisian Revolution, this essay is an attempt at comprehending its grammars of revolution, beginning with the fact that it has not affected Tunisia’s mode of production, or the overall structure of its society, or even...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 233–236.
Published: 01 February 2012
... directly involved in the revolution from the start, beginning with the general strike in the “mining area” in the south of Tunisia, and has been a participant in the formulation of the revolution’s principles of dignity. Combining his politico- unionist and scientific concerns, he has...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 91–118.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of al- Mutanabb s with Tunisia circa 1994. Neither the composi- tional temporal gap nor that of invocation mutes the remarkable harmonic resonance between these lines, however, a resonance that gives restless flying the force of refrain, indicative of a condition of human being that is not so...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 3–32.
Published: 01 May 2012
...” with the “Arab Spring” in Tunisia and in Egypt. He literally aligned what he called the “revolutions in Tunis and Cairo” with what he described as revolutionary political events in Brazil and the United States. His allegories accomplished highly dubious political symbolic work. After he left...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 251–253.
Published: 01 February 2006
... at the University of Pittsburgh. A recipient of prestigious honors from the Ford and Mellon Foundations, Professor Judy has been a Fulbright Fellow at the Institut Bourguiba des Langues Vivantes, Université de Tunis I, in Tunisia, and has lived and traveled extensively in the Middle East and North Africa. He...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (3): 229–231.
Published: 01 August 2006
... and cultural studies in the Department of English at the University of Pittsburgh. A recipient of prestigious honors from the Ford and Mellon Foundations, Professor Judy has been a Fulbright Fellow at the Institut Bourguiba des Langues Vivantes, Université de Tunis I, in Tunisia, and has lived and traveled...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 243–245.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of prestigious honors from the Ford and Mellon Foundations, Professor Judy has been a Fulbright Fellow at the Institut Bourguiba des Langues Vivantes, Université de Tunis I, in Tunisia, and has lived and traveled extensively in the Middle East and North Africa. He is a member of the editorial collective...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
... compare what is happening in Tunisia and Egypt to the color revolutions in Central Asia two decades ago. Such a comparison confuses some significant differences between the two. My intuition is that the revolution unfolding in Egypt is different from the color revolutions...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 245–248.
Published: 01 May 2014
...). Omri is a member of several research networks and associations, including Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation, the Maghreb Research Network, and the Middle East Studies Associa- tion. He also contributes occasional media interventions related to the culture and politics of Tunisia...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 71–98.
Published: 01 May 2014
... boundary 2 / Summer 2014 was widely discussed in the Muslim world during the Cold War era. Say- yid Qutb, in Social Justice in Islam, referred disparagingly to the “bloated capitalists.”40 The present leader of Tunisia, Rachid al-­Ghannouchi, who has long been a strong defender of democracy...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2000
... on Tunisia (vol. 26, no. 2 [sum- mer 1999]) makes clear, the issues of education within globalization affect regions of the world unevenly but with repeated demands that the systemic effects and intents of globalization...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 33–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... In the speeches he delivered about the “universal” human aspi- rations for freedom, and the socioeconomic justice informing the eman- cipatory movement encompassing Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, Syria, Jordan, Iran, and Libya, Obama produced significant distinctions between what Hortense...