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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 119–123.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... Northampton, MA: Interlink Books, 2004. 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 111–114.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Karen Leonard Muslim Diaspora: Gender, Culture and Identity , Moghissi Haideh , ed. New York : Routledge , 2006 . Pp. xxv, 238 . ISBN 9780415770811 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 14–40.
Published: 01 November 2012
... from Stanford University and is currently turning her dissertation 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 58–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Shahrzad Mojab; Rachel Gorman In this paper we provide an analysis of Kurdish women’s organizing in the diaspora, highlighting the tension between “homeland” and “host-land” nationalisms, patriarchy, and feminism. This is the first feminist-transnational study of the experience of Kurdish women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 145–174.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Nadine Naber This article is based on ethnographic research among southern Lebanese in Dearborn, Michigan, in the aftermath of the 2006 war in Lebanon. It focuses on the significance of family and gender in the intensification of long-distance nationalism among Lebanese in diaspora. The war...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Camila Pastor de Maria Campos Abstract Analyzing memoirs from the Arab diaspora and Mashriq, colonial archives, interviews, League of Nations reports, and mandate legal literature, this article tracks the circulation and regulation of mobile women engaging in performance and sex work in French...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 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 (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 81–109.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Rita Stephan The Arab Women’s Solidarity Association United (AWSA United) is a pluralistic, transnational, and scholastic women’s advocacy group that emerged in cyberspace in 1999. Arab women in the diaspora sought cyberspace as a safe space to connect with one another in their activism for women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
....” The life stories of women of Shatila camp, recorded soon after its destruction during the “Battle of the Camps” (1995–98), reveal “self” stereotypes that express historic continuity with Palestine as well as the specificity of Lebanon as diaspora region, characterized by PLO autonomy from 1970 to 1982...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2018
... simultaneously embraces and disavows its constitutive traditions and attempts to formulate its own episteme. Living in Egypt, a queer diaspora for a Moroccan, Leftah employs queer male sexuality in a Sufialist text that tells the story of Niʿmat, an Egyptian retired army officer who pursues a love affair with...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., and translator in the North American mahjar (Arab diaspora). A discussion of Karam’s novel, Fatima al-Badawiyya ( Fatima the Bedouin ), published in New York City in 1909, explores the author’s engagement with gender politics within a hybridized cultural space. Such attention also reveals the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... with diaspora, persecution, and trauma in a Jewish context to conclude with Zionism or “Jewish and democratic” as the circumventing script that counters past and prevents future violence. Accordingly, one may also expect diaspora and violence to be used interchangeably. That Sarah Schulman’s book opens...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Iraqi Board of Heritage & Antiquities. Mathew Gagné is a Ph.D. student in Anthropology at the University of Toronto. He has an academic and professional background in sociol- ogy, Middle East Studies, diaspora and transnationalism studies, and program and policy evaluation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Mejdulene B. Shomali Anxiety of Erasure: Trauma, Authorship, and the Diaspora in Arab Women’s Writing . Al-Samman Hanadi . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2015 . 294 pages. isbn 9780815634027. An Imperialist Love Story: Desert Romances and the War on Terror...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 147.
Published: 01 March 2010
... practice of “comfort mothering,” for example, met the emotive needs of a diaspora engaging with a homeland war from a distance, and expanded the social codes of mothering beyond the domain of extended kin. JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Vol. 6, No. 1...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies , lebanesestudies.ncsu.edu . Seçil Yılmaz and Susanna Ferguson , Ottoman History Podcast , www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com . Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 As security concerns and border restrictions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the region have brought a renewed interest in the role of digital technologies—and the Internet in particular—in shaping identities and fostering social change in the Middle East and its diasporas. Gender and sexuality are yet to be properly conceptualized in this emerging post...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 November 2015
... African countries, and the diaspora. In the past we published new work every week; now we publish as we have material rather than follow a set schedule. The website includes regular updates related to the experiences of feminists in Lebanon and the region. We publish essays that critique dominant legal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 133–137.
Published: 01 March 2007
... at the Women and Gender Studies Institute of the University of Toronto, where she is researching the politics of gender, diaspora, and nationalism in emerging transnational disability rights organizations. Rachel teaches in the Equity Studies and Women’s Studies programs. Her courses include...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
... “Third Space” as a platform open to artists, activists, journalists, students, and scholars engaging with issues of women, gender, and feminist studies in the Middle East and North Africa and among communities in the diaspora. We view this section as a critical production site that brings together...