“Third Space” came into being in 2015, with issue 11:1 of JMEWS. Coeditors Frances Hasso, miriam cooke, and Banu Gökarıksel launched this project to create a new section within JMEWS that would “signal a discursive field of critical interventions emerging from multiple locations related to the aims and scope” of the journal. Since its inception, “Third Space” has promoted discussions by scholars, activists, and artists on a wide range of questions related to women, gender, and feminist studies in the Middle East and North Africa. It has sought to highlight a more expansive and diverse set of interventions with pieces that offer analyses of and reflections on empirically based and locally situated events, people, and collectivities. Serving as a site of engagement for multiple voices, moreover, “Third Space” has striven to decenter the production of meaning, knowledge, and understanding in the field. Four years later, and under new editorship,...
From the New Editorial Team of Third Space
SUSANA GALÁN is a PhD candidate in women’s and gender studies at Rutgers University. Her dissertation examines activist and community responses to public sexual violence in post–January 25 Egypt. Contact: email@example.com.
ANGIE ABDELMONEM is a National Science Foundation postdoctoral research fellow and a faculty associate in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University (ASU). Her research examines state-society relations and the cultural politics of sociopolitical change with respect to gender and sexuality-based violence in pre- and postrevolutionary Egypt. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Susana Galán, Angie Abdelmonem; From the New Editorial Team of Third Space. Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 1 March 2019; 15 (1): 113–115. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15525864-7273818
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