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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 202–205.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Kecia Ali Women in Islamic Biographical Collections: From Ibn Saʿd to Who’s Who . Ruth Roded . Piscataway, NJ : Gorgias , 2018 . xviii + 199 pages. isbn 9781463239305 . Copyright © 2020 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2020 Twenty-five years have elapsed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 41–61.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., and Shoshana Almoslino, as well as Zionist women’s letters, a biographical dictionary of Communist participation, and British Foreign Office documents. Copyright © 2020 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2020 Iraqi Jews race whiteness Zionism Communism James Baldwin: A Russian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
...David Simonowitz In the Islamic world, an important body of biographical material traces the chains of transmission of calligraphic instruction over many centuries. Although there is comparatively little documentation on women who have practiced calligraphy, scattered references do mention female...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 July 2015
..., which is dominated by the patriarchal signifier. I also argue that Saddam, an intrusive Name-of-the-Father, validates the biographical endeavor and lures the narrative discourse into being. Lacan ( 1977 , 167) observes that the Real is uncannily “impossible” to represent: “The language we would use...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 July 2011
... histories of the biographer that have not received their due attention. It argues that Abdel Rahman’s independent views regarding the role of religion and modernity in colonial and postcolonial societies made her the unlikely heroine of the post-1952 republican regime. These views also shaped her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 March 2012
... commander published in Kurdistan with the biographical interview of a lower-ranking peshmerga conducted by myself for “Western” academic purpose. In so doing, the article highlights differences in dealing with the experience of defeat and harmed masculinity, which result from the situatedness of memory...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., No. 2 (Spring 2013) © 2013 108 BOOK REVIEWS  mn  109 biography of this woman who has been acknowledged yet dismissed and recovers Taymur’s own voice, despite silences and appropriations by other biographers (Zaynab...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., see Betteridge 1985 , Kamalkhani 1998 , and Torab 2007 . 3. For the primary Persian-language biographies of Amin, see Hadawi 1992 , Baqiri Bidhindi 1992 , ʿAmu Khalili 2000 , Tayyibi 2001 , and Humayuni 2009–10 . Some short biographical entries include Bihishti 1989 , 122–26; Qavimi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 96–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and causes, she de-emphasizes the biographical details of many of the authors. It may have been worthwhile to relate, for example, Bitar’s work as a female ophthalmologist in Syria to her ability to construct complex female characters who wrestle with the physical and symbolic aspects of their illnesses...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 395–397.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., “The implied analogy on the part of Mihrî Hatun’s biographer has the effect of raising her poetry to a saintly level.” Likewise, Havlioğlu’s intriguing discussion of Mihrî Hatun’s identification with Züleyhâ (131–37) would have benefited from a dialogue with the scholarship on Züleyhâ representations...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 148–150.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Afsarud- din uses biographical representations of early Muslim women to dem- onstrate how conceptions of moral excellence and normative behavioral codes for women changed over time; she describes an increasing ten- dency to downplay public the roles of early Muslim women. Although...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Modern: Branding New Nations in the Arab Gulf (2014), and Dancing in Damascus: Creativity, Resilience, and the Syrian Revolution (2016). She has published biographical works on key thinkers in the region: The Anatomy of an Egyptian Intellectual, Yahya Haqqi (1984) and Nazira Zeineddine: A Pioneer...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 152–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
... ambiguity is intolerable in “Islamic law” (Sanders 1991 , 76–77, 80, 85). Based on analysis of forty-one Islamic juristic, medical, lexicographical, and biographical sources discussing intersex from the eighth to the eighteenth centuries and from al-Andalus to Central Asia, I argue that while twentieth...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 145–148.
Published: 01 November 2013
... and context. Asma Afsarud- din uses biographical representations of early Muslim women to dem- onstrate how conceptions of moral excellence and normative behavioral codes for women changed over time; she describes an increasing ten- dency to downplay public the roles of early Muslim women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 411–415.
Published: 01 November 2016
... with and come to shape and be shaped by gender and sexual subjectivities. Her examination of romance and sex as important sites for exercising class privilege and disadvantages (37) is particularly astute. The analysis is elegantly woven together with extended quotes and biographical vignettes from...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of narration” (Smith 1998 , 109). Autobiography is “the slipperiest of literary genres” (Eakin 1999 , 2), given the penchant of authors to integrate novelistic and biographical techniques. Return to Childhood is autobiographical in content and to some degree novelistic in style and structure...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 139–143.
Published: 01 July 2006
... of Tūs is a very particular kind of biographical memoir. The BOOK REVIEWS  141 authors are two of Helen’s seven children (Laleh aka Mary Nell, the youngest) and Bakhtiari Rose (aka Shireen, the second-born). The eldest child, Lailee, provided...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 246–250.
Published: 01 July 2016
... contribute to the biographical information on each person. As we continue to identify, digitize, and preserve additional materials, we will also add new website features to facilitate researchers’ and teachers’ use of the archives. For instance, we plan interactive family genealogies and maps...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 6–28.
Published: 01 March 2005
... in Islamic biographical dictionaries and compendia from early to recent times, she found a rich harvest. From the nineteenth century in the Middle East as part of the rise of women’s femi- nist awareness and new writing and publishing ventures, women created silsilas of women. Marilyn Booth (2002) has...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 131–136.
Published: 01 March 2021
... on Twitter, in which he reported on daily realities on the ground in an ISIS-occupied part of Syria. The collaboration between Hisham and Crabapple combines Hisham’s analytic biographical lens with Crabapple’s subjective realist illustrations to present personalized perspectives that give a sense...