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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 121–128.
Published: 01 November 2008
... : Princeton University Press , 2006 . Pp. ix, 263 . ISBN 9780691124216 Performing Islam: Gender and Ritual in Iran , Torab Azam . Boston : Brill Academic Publishers , 2006 . Pp. xvii, 300 . ISBN 9789004152953 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 216–237.
Published: 01 July 2022
... that the event’s performative and affective characteristics cater to a range of individual framings of the shared ritual and allow for complex and multilayered modes of engaging with the practice of faith. Further, it argues that vernacular Islamic practices in the diaspora are not always tied to individuals...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 197–219.
Published: 01 July 2021
... practice is material evidence of their barbarism, excessive violence, and hypermasculinity. Yet they also illustrate their own vulnerability as liminal male subjects who threaten autocratic power through their ambivalence and performative refusals to participate in rituals of power, masculinity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 July 2010
... Shari‘ati.” REFERENCES Aghaie, Kamran Scot 2005 Introduction: Gendered Aspects of the Emergence and Historical Development of Shi‘i Symbols and Rituals. In Th e Women of Karbala: Ritual Performance and Symbolic Discourses in Modern Shi‘i...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 133–138.
Published: 01 November 2005
... in the book’s introduction. In chapter one, “History and Economy of Women in Sufi Ritual,” BOOK REVIEWS  135 the gendered nature of the genres of Sufi musical performance is high- lighted. Abbas observes that qawwali, popularized on the world music...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . 2015 . “ Turkish Talent Show Singer ‘Shot in Head.’ ” Guardian , May 18 . www.theguardian.com/world/2015/may/18/turkish-talent-show-singer-shot-head-mutlu-kaya . Aghaie Kamran Scot . 2005 . The Women of Karbala: Ritual Performance and Symbolic Discourses in Modern Shiʾi Islam . Austin...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 268–274.
Published: 01 July 2016
... and day-to-day reality in Iraq. ʿAshura’s ritual practices manufactured a community of witnessing and remembrance across time that is now confronting radical political and social transformation. 1 These creative and performative embodied rituals provide a structural framework to commemorate the past...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (1): 122–130.
Published: 01 March 2023
..., was achieved through a process of political sacralization anchored in the performance and ritual of self-sacrifice. In this interplay of sacrificed bodies and sanctified ruling body, can it really be that none were sexed? Who were the performers? How were these rituals staged? What scripts did these ceremonies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 105–107.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of recitation are shaped by both the spontaneous yet precise elocution of Qur’anic prosody associated with the performance of tajwid and Indonesian constructs of tempo and meter associated with irama, or Javanese poetic meters. At a khatam al-Qur’an, a ritual event in which the Qur’an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 March 2021
... networks made a new range of performance genres available to members of Surviving Hijab. In this article I focus on the fitness and fashion repertoires that Manal promoted within the hijabi group. Digital storytelling on these topics translated concepts of pious ritual into everyday registers of embodiment...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 64–95.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Years , edited by Chehabi Houchang , 184 – 96 . London : Tauris . Chelkowski Peter . 2005 . “ Iconography of the Women of Karbala: Titles, Murals, Stamps, and Posters .” In The Women of Karbala: Ritual Performance and Symbolic Discourses in Modern Shiʾi Islam , edited by Aghaie...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 124–128.
Published: 01 November 2011
... gender playfully, as a more sensual relationship to ritual, God, the nation, and tragic death is performed. Other chapters in this volume continue to extend these unique themes of erotic popular religiosity, border zones, and mourning rituals as spaces that destabilize, estrange, and reveal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Afiya S. Zia; Shahrzad Mojab Performing Piety: Singers and Actors in Egypt’s Islamic Revival . Van Nieuwkerk Karin . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2013 . 320 pages. isbn 9781477302255 paper. The Veil in Kuwait: Gender, Fashion, Identity . Botz-Bornstein...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 395–415.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Rachel Z. Feldman Abstract The movement to rebuild the Third Jewish Temple on the Temple Mount/Haram ash-Sharif in Jerusalem has grown significantly since 2000. The Orthodox Jewish “Women for the Temple” group has come to play a central role in this activism. Women for the Temple activists perform...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 36–53.
Published: 01 November 2009
... tradition. An im- ISLAH JAD ./ 47 portant diff erence between the Islamic and the nationalist versions of the group wedding is the use or the rejection of “Westernized-globalized” rituals, such as the groom and his bride performing a slow dance...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 56–85.
Published: 01 July 2007
... selves): communal, ethnic, and national identities; and as a site for control and resistance. I demonstrate how, by exploring the intersection between public and private domains that is crucial to the power of the wedding ritual itself, these filmmakers both depict the dialogic relationship between...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 143–153.
Published: 01 March 2017
... : Cornell University Press . Jones Amelia . 1998 . Body Art/Performing the Subject . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Jones Amelia . 2012 . Seeing Differently: A History and Theory of Identification and the Visual Arts . Oxon : Routledge . Klein Jennie . 2009...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 July 2011
... daughters were similarly married into the upper class. This was another overwhelming experience that revealed her subordinate status in this new setting. Ahmed, who habitually spent six months in Saudi Arabia performing various religious rituals, eventually joined al-Akhawat al-Muslimat...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 125–134.
Published: 01 March 2019
... at mosques in Turkey, which are public spaces that are open to men, women, Muslims and non-Muslims. With the exception of the periods of salat , which are performed five times a day, and other intermittent ritual prayers, mosques are normally open for tourist and religious visits. On the brink...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 209–212.
Published: 01 July 2020
... for their enormous support for and investment in architecture, fine arts, and entertaining arts, including music, dance, and theatrical performances. However, this presence did not mean that women musicians and entertainers were publicly valued and acknowledged like their male colleagues. Historical evidence refers...