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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 135–156.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Egyptian texts. It does not insinuate homosexuality as inherent but instead locates possible Arab cultural engagements with women’s queerness that have been overlooked. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Golden Era film queer-of-color critique queer...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
... desired supplement that adds color, vitality, and flexibility to Western modernity. Parker is aware of these critiques, but he, along with many Brazilian scholars of racialized sexuality and public eroticism, such as Peter Fry (1986, 2000), Osmundo Pinho (2011), Rosana Heringer...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 219–222.
Published: 01 July 2019
.... In this vein, it is of great importance to study the continued Arab romance with Genet (he is buried in Morocco, where many queer “pilgrims” venerate his grave), and his ready acceptance in circles of politically active people of color, as a white ally. ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 72–76.
Published: 01 March 2020
... . 2013 . Citizen Strangers: Palestinians and the Birth of Israel’s Liberal Settler State . Stanford, CA : Sanford University Press . Spillers Hortense J. 2003 . “ Mama’s Baby, Papa’s Maybe: An American Grammar Book .” In Black, White, and in Color: Essays on American Literature and Culture...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 245–263.
Published: 01 November 2020
... or population, in particular the trans-of-color population, for death. C. Riley Snorton and Jin Haritaworn develop the concept of trans necropolitics to address and analyze, inter alia, the harrowing scope of trans-of-color deaths. Grounding their analysis in trans-of-color critique, Snorton and Haritaworn...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., the unabashed reassertion of white male power, and recent attempts to erode the rights of women, queers, immigrants, and people of color have serious consequences for our research, teaching, and engagement with public debates and communities. In the United States, the two executive orders (EO) Donald Trump...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 333–337.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... This omission is analogous to the limited discussion of class, color, and racialization. We are highlighting these silences precisely because of the conference’s hope to envision feminisms that deconstruct power within and without. In conclusion, the conference included questions and tensions common...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 43–68.
Published: 01 March 2024
..., such as Ajna and Bisma, use Muslim womanhood to critique US imperialism, build broad coalitions with various communities of color, and create complex Kurdish identities in the Black-white Bible Belt US South (Thangaraj 2019 , 2022b , 2023 ). By interrogating this category and its affective valences, we can...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 476–478.
Published: 01 November 2017
... can make connections between different but parallel and connected processes of gender struggle. Another example is recent conversations that confront Southwest Asian antiblackness. Lacking a dual critique means excusing people of color from perpetuating abusive notions of power, an instinct that stems...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 94–103.
Published: 01 March 2018
...” and then relying on the performativity of this statement to be a force of diversification unto itself. I was also frustrated with how the deployment of intersectionality in the academy leaves women of color primarily responsible for the deployment and acceptance of intersectional theorizing. In academe, anyway...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... play with color, size, and gendered physical difference. The pilot’s face is brown, his hair is pitch-black, his shoulders are wide, and his muscles are like steel. In contrast, the woman is petite with a “little blond head.” The juxtaposition and equal status of male and female beauty make...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... These critiques, however, neglect to examine how and why these identities are adopted and utilized in local contexts by diverse popula- tions in the Middle East and elsewhere and fail to investigate the role of media in this phenomenon. In her bibliographic essay about “cyber- queer” research, Nina Wakeford...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 227–229.
Published: 01 July 2018
... (especially miniature) printed in black and white as well as color. This wealth of textual and visual material attests to Boone’s extensive and diligent archival work over two decades. Unfortunately, the volume lacks a bibliography documenting the wide range of primary and secondary sources examined...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2017
... as a metaphor for imperial conquest is a stellar example of how feminist theory can successfully employ queer of color critique on a transnational scale. Jarmakani’s analysis of how sheikhs collaborate with the West to affect their Arabiastani homelands can direct us toward a more rigorous critique of Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 414–418.
Published: 01 November 2022
... in the volume regard Arab Americans as people of color, Rita Stephan’s chapter treats Lebanese identity as a white ethnicity by claiming that “within the American frame of reference, most Americans are considered immigrants anyway,” immigrants “manifest their Americanization through becoming Americans,” Arabs...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 41–62.
Published: 01 November 2012
... is punctuated with lines like, “I like the color of your eyes,” and “I smiled.” The image of warmth and mutual affection carried through the narration. By the end, the two women are cuddling closely, paralleled by the intensity of the subversive literary moment, “…and we met in the arena...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 80–97.
Published: 01 March 2015
... about Yasmina’s skin color, there are plenty of other girl and women servants in postcolonial Arabic-language Moroccan literature, and they are nearly always depicted as dark skinned. Al-Rawi’s Tomorrow also has a servant character, Yasmina, who lives in a room in Amina’s family’s house...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 249–257.
Published: 01 July 2023
... with the color pink or blue” (Fasiki 2019 : 19). Apart from the Moroccan publishers that refused to publish such an unconventional, shameless book, others asked her to make some changes to her text and to even remove the paragraph on the Amazigh language. Yet this aspect of language is very relevant...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 461–468.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... Nayereh Tohidi: Thanks to our firsthand praxis and also the work of some feminists, especially feminists of color in the West or in the global South, such as sociologist Patricia Hill Collins and critical race theorist Kimberlé Crenshaw, many of us academics and activists have adopted an intersectional...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and gender are conegotiated in football in Turkey. In addition, this article critiques the mission the TFF ascribes to women fans, delineating them as naturally polite guardians of an imposed sense of fair play. I show that women fans have a complex relation with “hegemonic masculinity” whereby...