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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 119–123.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... Pp. xiii, 242. ISBN 1566565111. Let Me Tell You Where I’ve Been: New Writing by Women of the Iranian Diaspora Persis M. Karim, ed. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2006. Pp. xxix, 349. ISBN 1557288208. Reviewed by Guilan Siassi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 14–40.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of Middle East women’s studies  8:3 FROM HOMOEROTICS OF EXILE TO HOMOPOLITICS OF DIASPORA CYBERSPACE, THE WAR ON TERROR, AND THE HYPERVISIBLE IRANIAN QUEER Sima Shakhsari mn...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jasmin Darznik This essay explores the legacy of Iranian poet Forough Farrokhzad (1935–1967) in the Iranian American diaspora. At once political and poetic, particular and universal, Farrokhzad’s oeuvre has in recent years become a vital coordinate for a number of contemporary Iranian American...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 216–237.
Published: 01 July 2022
... in Modern Shiʾi Islam . Austin : University of Texas Press . Alinejad Donya . 2017 . The Internet and the Formation of Iranian American-ness: Next Generation Diaspora . London : Palgrave Macmillan . Betteridge Anne . 1980 . “ Controversial Vows of Urban Muslim Women in Iran...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 311–319.
Published: 01 July 2022
... (CT0723_2011 Census n.d.). 1 Learning a new culture but not losing one’s own has always been a challenge among Iranians. This article offers a comparative analysis of two studies examining Iranian first-generation migrants’ understandings of power, belonging, and respectability in the diaspora. It provides...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 449–453.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of exclusive Iranianness” (39, 35, 65). In chapter 1, “Weblogistan and the Iranian Diaspora: Nation and Its Re-territorializations in Cyberspace,” Shakhsari explores “how competing and compatible national and transnational discourses in Weblogistan produced normative notions of gender and sexuality...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
... into a book manuscript titled Blogging in Times of War: Iranian Diaspora, Gender, and Sexuality in Weblogistan. Shakhsari’s research interests include the Iranian diaspora, cyberspace, queer studies, immigration, transnational feminist studies, and Middle Eastern Studies. Her publications include...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 123–126.
Published: 01 November 2007
... together into polyphonic concert. These two collections represent an important contribution to the relatively spare body of literature by and about the Iranian diaspora. Vatanabadi and Khorrami’s translations, which read smoothly while retaining the distinctive style and tone of each story...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 111–114.
Published: 01 July 2008
... of Iranian descent, most of them writing about Iranians at home and abroad. However, two essays, Denise Helly’s opening overview of the term “diaspora” and Mark Goodman’s essay on the forcibly-exiled African Americans as distinct from self-exiled diasporans, are not concerned with Muslims...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 144–164.
Published: 01 July 2020
... league players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have always been respected figures. Every year, just after Nowrooz (the Iranian new year) or during the Christmas season, advertisements of Iranian diaspora singers holding concerts in the United States and Europe are repeatedly distributed through...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to this article, and to Jairan Gahan, Ida Meftahi, Tyler Bickford, Lauren Ninoshvilli, and James Kippen for comments on earlier drafts. This research received partial support from the Connaught Foundation. 1. The few studies of Iranian Shiite religiosity in diaspora reveal that while some individuals...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., and the Hypervisible Iranian Queer” locates the debates about cyber-queerness in the context of dia- sporic politics and the War on Terror. Her article focuses on the change of attitude towards questions of homosexuality in the Iranian diaspora, from previous exclusion from the national...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 109–119.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Writing by Women of the Iranian Diaspora Persis M. Karim, ed. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2006. Pp. xxix, 349. ISBN 1557288208. Reviewed by Guilan Siassi, University of California, Los Angeles Since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, what...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 373–376.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of the Iranian diaspora and Turkish public culture and folklore. From the limits of whiteness to the limits of Westernization, Neda Maghbouleh and Perin E. Gürel’s books demonstrate how figures and concepts are constructed and mobilized across time and space and how attention to the local reveals the disconnects...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 220–239.
Published: 01 July 2021
... regarding compulsory veiling, with the majority of publications authored by Iranian diaspora. Therefore this article examines the diasporic author Fereshteh Molavi’s ( 2015 , 2017 ) “Banoo bi sag-e maloos” (“Lady without Lapdog”) and “Sag-ha va Adam-ha” (“Of Mutts and Men”); Moniro Ravanipour’s ( 2017...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Rahavard, a quarterly journal devoted to contemporary social issues in Iran and among the Iranian diaspora. ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and literature of the Iranian diaspora. JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Vol. 6, No. 1 (Winter 2010) © 2010 145 146  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 6:1 Noor Al-Qasimi received her Ph.D. in Film...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2011
... to contemporary social issues in Iran and among the Iranian diaspora. Mahdavi’s books include Gridlock: Labor, Migration and Human Traf- ficking in Dubai (Stanford University Press, 2011) and Passionate Upris- ings: Iran’s Sexual Revolution (Stanford University Press, 2008...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Music Academy, as she both performs piety and defies expectations of that performance for an audience from the Iranian diaspora. By singing onstage but also veiling, Ermia refuses legibility along the lines of pre- or postrevolutionary temporality, secular/religious, or modest/immodest...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
... , and an editor of Rahavard , a quarterly journal devoted to contemporary social issues in Iran and among the Iranian diaspora. Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 ...