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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (2): 163–193.
Published: 01 September 2019
... notions of gender equality or sexual freedom and religious belonging. Buddhist-Muslim intimacies Southeast Asian Islam Muslim women in Thailand Thai cinema of coexistence queer Islam Copyright © 2019 Camera Obscura 2019 ...
Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 145–153.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in Ramallah. In fact, I’ve actually been invited to screen them there this coming year. And he’s welcome to attend — my treat. I think he might nd that his sweeping generalizations about gay rights, the Arab world, Israel, Islam, and homophobia don’t even start to capture the complexity and...
Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 91–121.
Published: 01 September 2011
... brand advertisements negotiate the evasion of the veil on-screen. Islamic national discourse is inextricably linked to Saudi Arabian Television, with this relationship exemplified by the fact that it is broadcast from the two holy shrines of Makkah and Madīnah. The essay thus interrogates the manner in...
Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 155–165.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the debates surrounding the burqa and the veil in Islamic traditions and their encounter with Western regimes of faci- ality in Europe and North America. What is the significance of the face to your project, and why do you see it as the primary site through which to enact a kind of tactical...
Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 109–137.
Published: 01 May 2020
... signifier of othered masculinities24), holding a large gun against his small body, and looking straight into the camera.25 His small frame is overpowered by the rifle he holds. But his eyes brazenly confront the camera s gaze, thus the viewer s gaze. The text reads, Why They Hate Us: The Roots of Islamic...
Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 109–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., focusing more on media politics than pleasures, an American group called Accu- racy in Media produced a DVD titled Terror Television: The Rise of Al-Jazeera and the Hate America Media in 2006 that criticizes Islamic Interfaces of Identity • 111 “pro-terror...
Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 41–71.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the Muslim world. According to Ella Shohat, on the occasions that the Zionist narrative has referred to Judeo-Islamic history, it has tended to turn to stories of pogroms and anti-Semitic persecution as testifying to the hostility toward the Jews in the Arab world — a narrative that...
Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 95–129.
Published: 01 May 2011