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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 445–447.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Asma Naeem She Who Tells a Story . Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 In the heart of Washington, DC, in 2016, amid one of the most tumultuous presidential election campaigns in history, the National Museum of Women in the Arts displayed the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 39–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... suicide. Based on Mahtab’s story and my ethnographic work with some of the surviving former women inmates, this paper engages with Sigmund Freud’s notions of survival, mourning, and melancholia in light of their intertwined relationship to the re-formation of the subject. I argue for the centrality of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 122–124.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Roberta Micallef Asiye’s Story , Guzel Asiye . London : Saqi Books , 2003 . 123 pages. £7.99 . Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 122  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES series of narratives and dreams. Although Telmissany’s novel...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 98–112.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Ghassan Makarem Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 98  mn  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES  7:3 BRIEF COMMUNICATION mn The Story of HELEM Ghassan Makarem...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 93–96.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Hala Khamis Nassar Qissat: Short Stories by Palestinian Women , Glanville Jo , ed. London : Telegram , 2006 . Pp. 188. ISBN 978-1-84659-012-2 . Hikayat: Short Stories by Lebanese Women , Khalaf Roseanne Saad , ed. London : Telegram , 2006 . Pp. 222. ISBN 978-1-84659-011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 129–133.
Published: 01 March 2006
... that will appeal not only to linguists but to cultural anthropologists, folklorists, feminists, and anyone interested in the history of gender studies in Morocco, North Africa, and the Islamic world in general. The Tree and Other Stories Abdallah Al-Nasser, translated by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 119–123.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... Tavakoli Targhi, Mohamad 2001 Refashioning Iran: Orientalism, Occidentalism and Historiography. New York: Palgrave. Another Sea, Another Shore: Persian Stories of Migration Shouleh Vatanabadi and Mohammad Mehdi Khorrami, eds. and trans...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
....” The life stories of women of Shatila camp, recorded soon after its destruction during the “Battle of the Camps” (1995–98), reveal “self” stereotypes that express historic continuity with Palestine as well as the specificity of Lebanon as diaspora region, characterized by PLO autonomy from 1970 to 1982...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Sabra J. Webber Spirits of Palestine: Gender, Society, and Stories of the Jinn , Rothenberg Celia E. . Lanham, MD : Lexington Books , 2004 . Pp. xii, 148 . ISBN 0-7391-0643-0 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008...
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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 July 2016) 12 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 July 2016
... surrogates. They felt the need to meet them, even if only once, to bring the relationship to a good end. Their balancing act unveils the asymmetries that structure transnational surrogacy. Gay men rely on distance and proximity to create consistent stories of origin for their children. They do so, however...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 22–47.
Published: 01 November 2006
... war narrative, by linking the political, oft en nationalist violence of these stories to the intimate violence sustaining the structures of patriarchal social institutions within which the characters exist. Kamran Rastegar is a lecturer in Arabic and Persian at the University of Edinburgh. He...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 56–85.
Published: 01 July 2007
... culture and politics in the stories they tell and enact that dialogism through their storytelling. Nadia Yaqub (Ph.D., Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley) is Assistant Professor of Arabic Language and Culture at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the author...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 March 2013
... experiences at airports and Israeli checkpoints, and her challenges to remaining civil—and sane—when dealing with her elderly mother-in-law. Sharon and my Mother-in-Law transcends the private world of its writer to encompass collective stories of pain, displacement, and resilience among fellow Palestinians...
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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 March 2019) 15 (1): 24–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Aziza Khazzoom Abstract In Israel, Middle Eastern women are read as more “traditional” than European women. Yet life-story interviews conducted for this article reveal that elderly Polish Jewish women self-present as traditionally feminine—emphasizing home-centeredness, passivity, modesty, self...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kimberly Wedeven Segall Abstract In Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits Laila Lalami writes about a clandestine crossing from Morocco to Spain. Within this story she reveals the effects of this crossing on the changing religious beliefs of her two central female characters. While a probing critique...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 10. Fadia Basrawi symbolically bridges divides as a Saudi Arabian Girl Scout. This photograph of young Fadia reading the Scout’s Pledge appeared in a story in the April 1961 issue of Aramco World . Photograph by Fahmi Basrawi. Figure 10. Fadia Basrawi symbolically bridges divides as a More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 111–114.
Published: 01 July 2011
... for homosexual women. The wide range of non-heterosexual experiences depicted in this book succeeds in capturing the intersecting complexities of people’s identities and lifeworlds. In order not to exclude those unable to write their own stories, Meem assembled most of the stories...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 March 2011
... bal- REVIEWS  mn  127 cony the older generation tells stories, shares family recipes, shops, and communes with the street below. It serves as the family vantage point. But from this vantage point one also observes the changing course of history...