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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Ruth Preser; Chen Misgav Israel/Palestine and the Queer International Schulman Sarah Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 193 pages. isbn 978-0-8223-5358-4 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 One may expect an account that opens...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Sinan Goknur Sexualities and Queer Imaginaries in the Middle East/North Africa Conference April 10–11 , 2015 Brown University Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 In April 2015 I participated in a two-day conference, “Sexualities and Queer...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2016
... intersectionality of race, gender, sexuality, and the possibilities of narrating queer sexualities. A brief biography of the individual writer is followed by a discussion of the works in question, that is, Tante Rosa ( Aunt Rosa , 1968), Das Leben ist eine Karawanserei: hat zwei Türen, aus einer kam ich rein...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 326–336.
Published: 01 July 2017
....” Madani’s parents’ home, the studio, 1948–53 Figure 1. “Abed, a tailor.” Madani’s parents’ home, the studio, 1948–53 I take Zaatari’s excavation of El Madani’s photographs as paradigmatic of how queer visual aesthetic practices can destabilize nation-centric versions of area studies by allowing us...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 14–40.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., the “gay international” (in the words of Joseph A. Massad), and some Iranian diasporic queers who willingly insert themselves into national imaginations of the opposition in diasporic reterritorializations. This hypervisibility is enabled by massive mobilizations of universalized sexual identities on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 41–62.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Grant Walsh-Haines This work attempts to answer the following question: What do Egyptian blogs tell us about how queer liberation can be achieved in Egypt? Through qualitative research and content and discourse analysis, I explore queer blogs and attempt to untangle their meaning. I begin with a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2012
... sexualized meanings and queer desires within GayRomeo.com with local politics and practices affords new forms of self-description and embodied practice online as a queer Lebanese subject. Using context analysis to explore manifestations of selfhood within GayRomeo.com, as well as secondary literature about...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 139–142.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Noor Al-Qasimi Noor Al-Qasimi is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Cultural, Media and Creative Industries at Kings College, London. Her research interests include gender, sexuality, globalization; postcolonial and queer studies; Middle Eastern cultural studies; and theories of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Jake Silver Queer Beirut . Sofian Merabet . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2014 . 287 pages. isbn 9780292760967. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 In Sofian Merabet’s Queer Beirut , a walk through the Lebanese capital is far...
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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 November 2010) 6 (3): 58–90.
Published: 01 November 2010
... new queer lifestyle media established a decade previously. This paper draws on interviews with Muslim lifestyle journalists to explore how they negotiate internal community debates about female modesty while dealing externally with the mainstream fashion industry. These magazines strive to produce...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
... masculinities, this article creates a larger map of discourses and methods, drawing upon studies of coloniality and gender in and from the global South. This mapping puts masculinity studies into dialogue with critiques of liberalism and security governance and with work in postcolonial queer theory, public...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 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 (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Adi Kuntsman; Noor Al-Qasimi Adi Kuntsman is Simon Research Fellow in the Department of Anthropology and Research Institute for Cosmopolitan Cultures at the University of Manchester, UK. Her research interests include queer politics in Israel-Palestine; war and violence in digital media; and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 143–151.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Heart.” This song was popular as I began to work on my dissertation (Hayes 1996 ), which would become my first book-length intervention in queer Maghribi studies (Hayes 2000 ). After the 1991 strikes on a number of campuses of the City University of New York, members of the original strike committee...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Industries at Kings College, London. Her research interests include gender, sexuality, globalization; postcolonial and queer studies; Middle Eastern cultural studies; and theories of assemblage and affect. Previously Al-Qasimi held a research fellowship at the Center for the Study of Gender and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 94–103.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times (Puar 2007 , 2017b ). What were your aims and motivations for writing that book? What has changed over the past ten years? Can you tell us a bit about the tenth-anniversary edition? Jasbir K. Puar: I wrote Terrorist Assemblages informed by the intensive...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 124–128.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Masculinity studies achieved prominence in the academy of the global North during the 1990s, emerging alongside efforts within feminism and queer theory to move the spotlight of deconstructive analysis away from subordinated groups and toward the construction of normative identities and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Interdisci- plinary and International Studies at Duke University. She is the author of “Ladies and Gentlemen, Boyahs and Girls: Uploading Transnational Queer Subjectivities in the United Arab Emirates,” forthcoming in Tracking Visibilities, ed. Radha Hegde (NYU Press). She has...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 333–337.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and archiving that is prevalent in Lebanon, Egypt, and Palestine. Aside from Patrick Haddad’s intervention, speakers on the conference’s only queer panel, “Queer Kinship and Politics,” misused queer and sexuality terminologies, either by reproducing monolithic categories or by failing to...