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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 November 2023
... with a phenomenological perception of pain and pleasure in the female body as a means of self-expression. For her, the female body can be portrayed via indirection and insinuation through which bodily dys-appearance (pain) and eu-appearance (pleasure) are invoked. Resonating with Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 233–234.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and what significant encounters have left marks on its skin. Some of them are also branded with numbers, which introduces a whole box of inquiries. There’s a lot of preparatory work involved after I receive the skin. I first soak it thoroughly in water. Then it is stretched, dyed, and left to dry. It’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 150–155.
Published: 01 March 2022
... and pieces from what Nawal wrote to me by hand, or I printed from the email to remember and honor the passionate woman who wanted us all to be better people and to acknowledge the force within us. And she did rage against the dying of the light, did not go gentle into that good night. The last time I...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2019
... ), followed by Fatima al-Badawiyya (Karam 1909 ), Ghadat ʿAmshit (Karam 1910 ), and subsequently her works of translated fiction (Karam 1914 , 1918 , 1919 ). 9 Karam’s second novel, Fatima al-Badawiyya , printed serially in the newspaper al-Hoda before it appeared in book form, bore the log...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 117–120.
Published: 01 July 2011
... that appear in eighteen novels written in the post-1967 War era by sixteen authors, ten male and six female. Nine of these novels were written by Lebanese writers and deal predominantly with the Leba- nese civil war. The rest are by one Jordanian, two Palestinian, two Syr- ian, and three Iraqi authors...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and 2005, there were noticeable shift s in apprehensions of the burqa in the Western media. In Fall 2006, burqa images even appeared on the Paris runways and in Vogue fashion spreads. This article charts the burqa’s evolution from “shock to chic” and the process of its commodification in the Western media...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 240–255.
Published: 01 July 2021
... continued throughout 1999. In the New York Times Steven Lee Myers ( 1999 ) reported, “In the last eight months, American and British pilots have fired more than 1,100 missiles against 359 targets in Iraq.” Though the events of Ghāyib appear to be spread out over a number of years, the novel’s present...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 80–106.
Published: 01 July 2014
... go to extreme lengths to avoid martyrdom or become mere statistics. It appears that the French critics have taken the injurious stereotype of Islamic suicide bombers and superimposed it on Pontecorvo’s film. Conflating the Algerian War of Independence and contemporary extremist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 117–123.
Published: 01 March 2015
... is it inanimate now? There’s something very eerie and intriguing about working with skin. I actually had it shipped to me frozen from Texas. 4 There’s a lot of preparatory work involved after receiving the skin: I first soak it thoroughly in water; then it is stretched, dyed, and left to dry. It’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 135–156.
Published: 01 July 2019
...), whom she meets while performing. Hoda becomes jealous of Mamdouh’s head nurse, Yolanda (Dalida), and turns to alcohol for comfort. With the help of her best friend, fellow performer, and former roommate Azza (Kouka), Hoda narrowly escapes dying, and losing her husband and child, in a house fire she has...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 80–97.
Published: 01 March 2015
... in that foundational work as relevant only to the upper classes. Mina’s story appears to support the contention that the harem produces solidarity among women. It also seems to support Mernissi’s contention throughout The Veil and the Male Elite that misogyny in Morocco and in the Islamic world is based...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 32–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
... literary culture have appeared in South Atlantic Quarterly , NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction , and the Journal of Turkish Literature . He has authored three book-length translations: Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk’s My Name is Red ; Atiq Rahimi’s Earth and Ashes (from Dari); and A. H. Tanpınar’s novel...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 433–449.
Published: 01 November 2016
...-rousers” ( ghughaʾiyyin ), a term that started to appear in 1991 in the Baʿth Party’s internal records to refer to insurgents. Aaron M. Faust ( 2015 , 133, 242n64) contends that this sign operates as a “euphemism for Shiʿites” because the majority of insurgents came from predominantly Shiʿi provinces...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
...- rokhzad staged in her poems and fi lms in the 1950s and 1960s. Th e images in Neshat’s Women of Allah series stunned the art world when they fi rst appeared in the late 1990s. While women have only rarely appeared as subjects in Islamic art, Neshat’s juxtaposition of femininity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 108–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
... dialect designates those who are over concerned by their appearance—from the point of view of the others—and like to parade: “kashkhat.” All these practices blatantly AmÉlie le renard  mn  115 transgress the campus rules concerning women’s dress...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 80–107.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., although, as a good Muslim woman, she had refused their advances (3 – 4). We learn that Idris is attractive and careful with her appearance, but ANNE-MARIE MCMANUS  mn  89 does not overdo her makeup. Referred to by her first name throughout the text...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 105–133.
Published: 01 March 2022
... was the systemic ignorance of the necessity of medical intervention during pregnancy. The higher risks of obstetric operations, they argued, were the consequence of the persistent preference for home births and the corollary lack of prenatal exams. The problem appeared more acute and widespread in Morocco than...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 94–103.
Published: 01 March 2018
... suggest that the pendulum of living and dying that most theorizations of biopolitics hinge on cannot account for debilitation as a distinct coordinate that is neither a diminished life nor an injury en route to death, but rather a chronic state of being and thus a tactical aim of biopolitical control. I...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 68–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
... difference that appear in both versions of the story. First, love cannot flourish between two persons of different religious orientations. Love between a Muslim sheikh and a Christian girl can be realized only if the former forsakes his religion. Second, the tale celebrates the flourishing of that love when...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... After spending the subsequent two years in Gezirit al-Saoud caring for her dying mother and reconnnecting with extended family, she came to the United States, where she has held several academic positions teaching Arabic language and literature. She is currently associate professor of modern Arabic...