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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 85–88.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Dancers in the U.S. Amira Jarmakani. New York: Palgrave 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2017
... investigate femininity in some capacity, though Jarmakani’s chapters on sheikhs attend more to the construction of masculinity. Meanwhile, Al-Samman studies how tropes around Arab femininity are visited and revised in Arab women’s writing. Each text situates close readings within discourses of trauma...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 83–85.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Amira Jarmakani Race and Arab Americans Before and After 9/11: From Invisible Citizens to Visible Subjects , Jamal Amaney Naber Nadine , eds. Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2008 . Pp. xiii, 378 . ISBN 978-0-8156-3177-4 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 131–136.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Amira Jarmakani Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2021 To draw is to objectify.” This is what the sequential artist and journalist Molly Crabapple ( 2015 : 7) realized while drawing Khalid Sheikh Mohammed as she observed his trial at Guantánamo in 2013. 1...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 402–408.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in the common fare of Western romance novels (Jarmakani 2015 ). These ideas are not innocent, as they support specific interests and put Muslim women in danger. Transforming these daily experiences with hostility from the level of private talk to that of public documentation is a critical component...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Kallander includes two essays and three book reviews. Mejdulene B. Shomali’s essay on Anxiety of Erasure by Hanadi Al-Samman and An Imperialist Love Story by Amira Jarmakani considers how these transnational cultural texts deploy the analytics of gender to understand subject formation through diasporic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of feminist, performance, and postcolonial studies have critically examined the othering of Arab womanhood through the belly dance (Shay and Sellers-Young 2003; Dox 2006; Shohat 2006; Jarmakani 2008; Maira 2008). Th is line of inquiry reveals that the dance—once used to confi rm the rigid, turn...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 88–90.
Published: 01 July 2009
... by competing patriarchies in the dialectic of saving women from the evil of the competing patriarchy” (186). And Jarmakani successfully argues that the reality of the daily lives of Arab women is lost under the onerous burden of representation, the symbolism that distracts from the real...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 135–156.
Published: 01 July 2019
... of the performance, especially when it is framed by Orientalist discourse (see Jarmakani 2008 ; Maira 2008 ; Shay and Sellers-Young 2005 ). I intervene in the scholarship by suggesting that belly-dance films made considerable space for homoerotic exchanges amid women. I argue that Golden Era belly-dance film...