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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 448–450.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Vivian Solana Interpreters of Occupation: Gender and the Politics of Belonging in an Iraqi Refugee Network . Campbell Madeline Otis . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2016 . 240 pages. isbn 9780815634379. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 423–429.
Published: 01 November 2019
... workshop. We were joined by three Iraqi translators: Nadia Abdulridha Sakran AlEsi, a PhD candidate at the University of Wollongong, Australia, originally from the Iraqi city of Basra; Dina Fadil, an Iraqi filmmaker formerly from Basra, now residing in Calgary, Canada; Amir Al-Azraki, a playwright and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 41–61.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Chelsie May Abstract This article uses the racial divisions encouraged by European Zionism in early-state Israel among European and Middle Eastern Jews as a point of departure to explore racialization and gendering among Iraqi Jewish women during the years 1941–51 from a sociopolitical standpoint...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 53–82.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Orit Bashkin This essay examines representations of Iraqi women in the works of poets, novelists, and public intellectuals during the Hashemite period. Defining the functions of women in modern Muslim societies, Iraqi intellectuals sought inspiration in the writings of Egyptian and Turkish writers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Haytham Bahoora Abstract In the Iraqi literary production of the 1940s and 1950s, the figure of the woman prostitute appeared repeatedly, signaling a crisis in the ways Iraqi men imagined and articulated the contours of women’s liberation. Through an examination of works by Jabra Ibrahim Jabra...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Karin Mlodoch This article focuses on Kurdish women in Iraq who survived the Iraqi army’s Anfal operations against the Kurdish areas in 1988. It investigates Iraqi Kurdish women’s psychosocial situation and strategies for coping with violence and loss in the aftermath of the Anfal operations. These...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Pelle Valentin Olsen Abstract This article uses a queer lens to examine two short stories by the Iraqi communist, teacher, and prose writer Dhu al-Nun Ayyub (1908–88), “The Eagles’ Anthem” and “How I Found a Guy,” published in his collection Sadiqi (1938). Scholars have avoided analysis of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 58–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
... participating in a modern nation-building process in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq in the period of 1991–2003. The study is based on fieldwork among Kurdish women in Canada, Britain, Sweden, and Iraqi Kurdistan. We have analyzed the activities of four women’s organizations in the diaspora and have traced...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Andrea Fischer-Tahir In 1988 the Iraqi regime launched the Anfal campaigns against the Kurdish peshmerga and their civil supporters in the rural areas. This article investigates narrations about Anfal constructed by peshmerga ten years after the events. It compares the memoirs of a leading...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 24–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
...-sacrifice, and delicateness—in ways a matched group of Iraqis do not. The article shows that these presentations are a by-product of how Poles assert Western identity. They claim Westernness by emphasizing continuity between their current behaviors and ideals and those they were taught in upper-class 1930s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 261–285.
Published: 01 November 2019
...miriam cooke Abstract This article analyzes recent Iraqi texts, some authorizing and others condemning rape as a weapon of war. The focus is on Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) perpetrators of sexual violence, their Yazidi victims, and two women’s demands for reparative, restorative justice...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... September 1, 2014 President, Rafidayn Women’s Coalition Association Hanaʾa Hammoud ʿAbbas Our second challenge is the formation of an Iraqi government. Iraq is gravitating toward creating a government ruled by political deals and sectarian quotas. In contrast to the promises the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 433–449.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Achim Rohde Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Despite Saddam Hussein’s declared aversion, the regime did not conduct organized assaults on gay men, and queer life continued. An Iraqi gay man (“Kemal”) described in an account by Afdhere Jama ( 2008 , 49...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 March 2007
... satellite dishes; the music and ballet school enclosed by barbed wire and bordered by an endless line of Iraqi soldiers waiting for their pay from American Marines; barefoot children leading looted race horses through traffic jams; and the mural of 26-year-old Esam Pasha painted over a portrait of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 301–302.
Published: 01 November 2016
... demonstrators in Cairo to men who have also been targeted for sexual violence. Why, she asks, have attacks on the men supporting women protesters been silenced? Sarah Irving and Dana Olmert read Israeli, Iraqi, and Yemeni literature to understand fraught and often violent relationships between Jews/Israelis and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 433–434.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., brothers, or lovers. In my paintings I focus on representing the psychological states women experience in times of war, particularly their suffering. Women in a Time of War is about the tragedy of an Iraqi woman during war. Because of societal traditions and norms, she could not marry the man she...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 101–104.
Published: 01 July 2009
... what happened to Iraqi women under international sanctions during the 1990s. In so doing, she informs several important debates: on the humanitarian impact of sanctions as a tool of international policy; on the diff erential impact of political and economic processes on women; on the shift ing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 129–130.
Published: 01 March 2021
... sans Frontières (MSF) to document their maternity clinic in the Domiz Refugee Camp in Iraqi Kurdistan. For a week I drew dozens of sketches—families about to take the dangerous journey to Europe, young mothers, a wedding-dress shop, a newborn baby joyously howling at the new world in which she found...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Ph.D. at Princeton University in 2004. Her dissertation, “Intellectuals in Monarchic Iraq, 1921–1941,” looks at the construction of the Iraqi public sphere and the emergence of democratic discourses during the interwar period. Her publications include articles on the history of Arab Jews in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Leipzig. Her research focuses on Iraqi Kurdistan and the Iraq, and her research interests include issues of identity, memory, gender, urban-rural dynamics, and knowledge production. Her Ph.D. thesis on resistance and the making of collective identity in Iraqi Kurdistan was published in...