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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
.... 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, and authority. Also important to consider in the production of masculine subjectivity...
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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 (2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
...: Ritual Performance and Symbolic Discourses in Modern Shiʾi Islam . Austin : University of Texas Press . Alikhah Fardin . 2008 . “ The Politics of Satellite Television in Iran .” In Media, Culture, and Society in Iran: Living with Globalization and the Islamic State , edited by Semati...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 133–138.
Published: 01 November 2005
... that is performed by women centering on women and taking into account “diff erences of race, class, sexual orientation, educational privilege, and nationality.”2 Following the model of this new gendered ethnography, Shemeem Burney Abbas’ Th e Female Voice in Sufi Ritual: Devotional Practices...
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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 (2021) 17 (1): 64–95.
Published: 01 March 2021
... . 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 Kamran Scot , 119 – 38 . Austin : University of Texas...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 105–107.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... At a khatam al-Qur’an, a ritual event in which the Qur’an is recited as a collective oral performance by thirty qari’as (female reciters) in under an hour, a “tapestry of human voices” (83) produces heterogeneous textures of sound. The perfor- mance does not emerge from collective metricity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of pious ritual into everyday registers of embodiment that inspired emulation. The layered publics of Surviving Hijab thus expanded spaces for hijabi performance, folding nonreligious practices into the concept of hijab as a sign of “character formation through bodily action” (Bucar 2017 : 3). Women’s...
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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
... performativity in women and gender studies, we are left with the lingering problem of how to make sense of the lives of women throughout the Middle East and North Africa entangled with incongruities, ambiguities, and conflicts. The books reviewed here attempt to work through these tensions but mainly remain...
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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
... , no. 1 : 71 – 95 . Irigaray Luce . 1985 . This Sex Which Is Not One . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press . Jones Amelia . 1998 . Body Art/Performing the Subject . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Jones Amelia . 2012 . Seeing Differently: A History...
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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
... 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. Mosques in Turkey are masculinized spaces. When worshippers...
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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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 181–202.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of life in the mahalle articulate competing notions of what it means to be a woman in Turkey.” In the neighborhood collective rituals of washing, grooming, and bathing formed a major foundation of sociability for women in public, gender-segregated baths or hamams and later in private homes. Indeed...