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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 135–156.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Mejdulene B. Shomali Abstract This article analyzes two popular Golden Era belly-dance films, Sigara wa Kass ( A Cigarette and a Glass , 1955) and Habibi al Asmar ( My Dark Darling , 1958), through concepts of queer spectatorship, queer time and space, homoerotic triangulation, and queer...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 83–85.
Published: 01 March 2018
... female dancers have consistently been sites for contending discourses within the Iranian nation-state in the Pahlavi era (1925–79) and the post-1979 Islamic Republic. Meftahi employs the Foucauldian framework of biopolitics to analyze how dancers on national stages embody moral, aesthetic, and gendered...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 November 2019
... man, a truly Egyptian man, is again the moral message of the film. In the nascent era that emerged with the Free Officers revolution, a new system of values was about to be launched. A new, “modern” Egyptian woman (Bier 2011 ), modeled by the state, was created through ideas and policies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 366–394.
Published: 01 November 2021
... is written in the second-person imperative for a female subject. 91. Advertisement for Abu Hol Golden, Bint al-nil , March 1952, 57. 92. Advertisement for Dabas soap, al-Ithnayn wal-dunya , April 4, 1949, 43. 93. Advertisement for Sunlight, al-Ithnayn wal-dunya , October 17, 1949, 24...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 80–106.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of their fallen comrades. Reactions in France and Abroad Many French critics decried the Venice Film Festival for awarding Ba- taille d’Alger the Golden Lion, demanding scrutiny of the jury’s creden- tials. One critic called the festival staff a “social-democrat mafia” (Caillé 2007).1...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 306–322.
Published: 01 November 2016
... depicted. However, her name and images of the golden dome that towers over her grave, approximately fifteen kilometers south of Damascus, are often printed on recruitment posters and shown in video clips. 10 Zaynab is crucial because she accompanied Imam Husayn to the Battle of Karbala, when the Umayyad...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 15–40.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Sudanese hospitality.’1 This era was also characterized by specific historical aspirations and cultural politics, as noted by anthropologist Jessica Winegar, who points to the importance of national culture industries in Egypt no less than for other newly independent African countries. She writes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 March 2020
... is when something positive happens, such as the 1952 revolution or the nationalization of the Suez Canal. It is precisely here that we can identify Sonallah Ibrahim’s pedagogical intervention: whereas politics does not seem to exert pressure on Zaat’s childhood home, by the time we get to the Sadat era...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 19–57.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Citroën Roadster, i.e. in the position of power, while the Muslim woman, more fully covered but nevertheless quite stylish, stands beside the automobile, interested in all that Bon Marché has to offer, including the car raffle. We should note that in this era, ads targeting secluded...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 56–85.
Published: 01 July 2007
... is an opportunity to reassert his role as family patriarch and village leader (mukhtar), as well as a means of controlling the socio-political changes occurring around him, an opportunity to turn back the clock to an era he can understand. Th rough this large Palestinian wedding, an aff air...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 216–237.
Published: 01 July 2022
.... Exilic nostalgia has been studied mainly in relation to a collective “national” identity that draws on a prerevolutionary or pre-Islamic past. This mode of nostalgia is manifested in various forms, including “visual fetishes and nostalgic narratives” of the shah’s era in TV productions of LA Iranians...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 45–74.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... Such attitudes do not annul feelings of identification and affiliation with Palestinians across the border. Rather, they comprise culturally intimate (Herzfeld 1997) instances of contradictions in self-identity. Beyond the level of identity politics, structural contradictions pass like a golden thread...