1-20 of 75 Search Results for

dance

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 83–85.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Heather Rastovac-Akbarzadeh Gender and Dance in Modern Iran: Biopolitics on Stage . Meftahi Ida . London : Routledge , 2016 . 185 pages. ISBN 9781138804043. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Ida Meftahi’s Gender and Dance in Modern...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 86–88.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Paromita Kar Women, Dance, and Revolution: Performance and Protest in the Southern Mediterranean . Martin Rose . London : Tauris , 2016 . 180 pages. ISBN 9781784532482. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Set against rich descriptions...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2010
...John Tofik Karam This article asks how Syrian-Lebanese men and non-Middle Eastern Brazilian women have enacted their relationship to belly dancingin São Paulo. While men and women of Arab origins have usually framed the dance as an essential link to their ethnic heritage, non-Arab female...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 63–79.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Maral Tatios Yessayan Abstract This article investigates issues of modesty, sexuality, and womanhood in a community of young Jordanian women working in folkloric dance companies in twenty-first-century Amman. Using feminist performance ethnography, it contrasts the gendered codes in play in the...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Nadje Al-Ali Dancing in the No-Fly Zone: A Woman’s Journey through Iraq , Ditmars Hadani . Northhampton, MA : Olive Branch Press , 2005 . 256 pages. ISBN 1-56656-634-7 . Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 128  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 36–53.
Published: 01 November 2009
... groom then organize a party for the khitba (engagement) in a rented hall or a private home. Men sit apart from women (usually the women stay inside and the men outside). Th e khitba is basically an event for women, where they can sing and dance collectively. Th e groom enters briefl y to adorn...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 103–105.
Published: 01 November 2007
... works relating to hope, free- BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS  105 dom, traditional Kurdish dance, and the great desire for a home state. Numerous Kurdish handicrafts were also on display and available for sale. The gathering concluded with a wonderful party at the...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 105–108.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Nadeen El-Kassem Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS  105 dom, traditional Kurdish dance, and the great desire for a home state. Numerous Kurdish handicrafts were also on display and available for...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 85–88.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Macmillan, 2008. Pp. xiii, 236. ISBN 987-0-230-60472-8. Reviewed by Nada Elia, Antioch University Seattle Th ose of us who grew up in the Arab world never associated social dancing with ancient spirituality, female empowerment, embracing 86...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2018
... ideals in their everyday lives, sustaining the social and cultural revolutions after the halting of the political revolutions. miriam’s latest book, Dancing in Damascus ( 2016 ), and my recent articles, “Egypt and the Art of Revolution” ( 2012 ) and “Dis/playing Power and the Politics of Patriarchy in...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
... prostitution and procuring brothels for their military and administrative personnel (Pastor de Maria Campos 2015 ). Lengthy administrative codes sorted performers into locals versus foreigners. All performers defined as local—whether they danced on the streets or in weddings and popular religious festivals...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 163–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... interested in gender or Palestinian studies, and would make a good pairing with Sayyed Qashua’s novel Dancing Arabs. Growing up, the filmmaker heard rumors that Suaad’s ex-fiancé was a collaborator who helped send her to prison. A sensational Hebrew newspa- per headline from that...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 491–493.
Published: 01 November 2017
... told that I laughed like a Turk, that I danced like one, too, and that I would become the new Iraq’s means of recovering Andalusia. For roommates I had three Palestinian Arab men whom I jokingly called my four husbands but who were more like brothers. Meanwhile, less fortunate Latinos also taken for...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 143–151.
Published: 01 July 2018
... were elected to a majority of the Doctoral Students’ Council of the Graduate School and University Center, where I was attending graduate school. As I moved into the leadership of this group, one of our less activist tasks was organizing monthly socials with snacks and dancing. Anyone in attendance...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
... vocalists. By the mid-twentieth century Iranian stages, screens, radio broadcasts, and record stores featured unveiled solo female stars who acted, danced, and sang. No one better encapsulates the mainstreaming of female singers in Pahlavi Iran than Googoosh. While many other contemporary female...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Paris, participants at the conference “Les mots du désir” (“Words of Desire”) shared thoughts, hypotheses, prejudices, assumptions, and conclusions about how premodern, modern, and contemporary Arab societies have discussed eroticism in literature, song, film, dance, quasi-scientific discourse, and...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 450–452.
Published: 01 November 2016
... serving Arabic coffee to guests, how to use guns, and how to perform traditional dances. These and other skills are presented as vital to a successful and convincing performance of marjala in Saudi Arabia. Upon their completion of the program, the students are tougher, more confident and assertive, and...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2017
... many memories of my visits and then my year in Egypt: the warning not to leave home with wet hair, because that advertises that you’ve just had sex; my evening at After 8 club, in which a gay couple took the dance floor as well as a beautiful tall transgender woman; and the young policeman who thought...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 2017
... “democracy feast” celebrations on the streets was a deliriously dancing young man waving a scarf that read “he is a soldier now.” A familiar nationalist accessory of soldier’s farewell ceremonies where sending young men off to compulsory military service gets celebrated, the scarf provides a powerful lesson...
Journal Article
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 83–85.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Th ose of us who grew up in the Arab world never associated social dancing with ancient spirituality, female empowerment, embracing ...