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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 483–485.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Hanadi Al-Samman References Chow Kat . 2017 . “ In Times Square, Protesters Take to the Streets to Say ‘I Am Muslim Too.’ ” NPR , February 19 . www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/02/19/516137660/in-times-square-protesters-take-to-the-streets-to-say-i-am-muslim-too . Eligon...
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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 (2019) 15 (1): 95–97.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and Avant-Garde Aesthetics in the Levantine Novel offers serialized readings of Arabic novels by Ghada al-Samman, Sahar Khalifeh, and Huda Barakat, whose fiction portrays war’s destruction of oppositional gender relations and constructs in the Arab world. Hanna locates the birth of an “interstitial...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2016
... is what Westphal ( 2007 , 65–125) calls a “transgressive thinking.” The Beirut Decentrists’ texts play with literary genres. Jean Said Makdisi’s ( 1999 [1990]) Beirut Fragments is a compilation of autobiographical essays. Ghada Samman ( 1997 [1976]) uses the journal form to take the reader...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 367–372.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and violence. But often embedded in acts of speaking about oppression are acts of resistance. In a close reading of Samar Yazbek’s ( 2012 ) Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution , Hanadi Al-Samman emphasizes the concept of waʾd —the pre-Islamic practice of burying newborn girls alive. Al...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 347–349.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Muslims as security threats. My essay opens the forum. Essays by Amaney A. Jamal, Mohja Kahf and Banah Ghadbian, Arzoo Osanloo, Hanadi Al-Samman, Suad Joseph, Nadje Al-Ali, and Camila Pastor provide critical perspectives on the embodied and gendered effects of escalating anti-Muslim rhetoric and policy...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... In Europe and North America, Christian fundamentalists, lib- eral sexuality-rights activists, and deterministic genetic scientists have become unlikely bedfellows. But parallel coalitions have been coming together in the Middle East, too. Hanadi Al-Samman (2008), in a master- ful review...
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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 (2018) 14 (2): 143–151.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Al-Samman and Tarek El-Ariss ( 2013 ). I have argued for a much more intensive dialogue between queer Middle East studies and queer Maghribi studies (Hayes 2016a , 2016b ), a conversation to which this thematic issue contributes. Although Sahar Amer did queer scholarship in French and Arabic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2019
... in 1931 and the return of Nuʾaymah to Lebanon in 1932. 14. Notable works that highlight the transnational character of the nahda include Khuri-Makdisi 2010 ; Dakhli 2013 ; Arsan 2014 ; Gana 2013 ; Fahrenthold 2013 , 2014 , 2018 ; Balloffet 2017 ; al-Samman 2015 ; Hassan 2011 ; Civantos...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 109–115.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of “Tariq who died in good health and all his parts were new” (37). When his mother takes his corpse to the hospital, the staff turns her away because they do not handle cadavers, so she puts him in the refrigerator. Engaging the equally surreal world of Ghada Samman’s Beirut Nightmares , cooke writes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 25–54.
Published: 01 July 2005
... friends of mine are Syrian women writers who left Damascus in the 1960s to settle in Beirut. Ghada Samman (b.1942) is one of the Arab world’s best known fiction writers, and Huda Naamani (b.1930) is a highly admired Sufi poet. I had met them just after graduate school, in the sum- mer of 1980, when I...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 68–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of Middle East Women's Studies 8 , no. 2 : 51 – 77 . Al-Samman Hanadi , and El-Ariss Tarek . 2013 . “ Queer Affects: Introduction .” International Journal of Middle East Studies 45 , no. 2 : 205 – 9 . Sells Michael . 2002 . “ The Infinity of Desire: Love, Mystical Union...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 103–123.
Published: 01 July 2020
... “reveal the complexity of the position occupied by the colonized woman and the sophistication of their attempt to address the layered marginalization to which they are subjected.” Rebecca Gould ( 2014 : 219) argues that postcolonial feminist critics and writers like the Syrian novelist Ghadah al-Samman...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 79–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
... that embed desire within relational matrices. And while work on Middle Eastern patriarchies abounds, one must turn to literary (Mahfouz 1990; Altorki 1999; Al-Nowaihi 1999; Al-Shaykh 1986; Barakat 1995; cooke and Badran 1990; Jabbour 1989; Samman 1995; Soueif 1992; Rifaat 1983) rather...