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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 39–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... 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 mourning...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 Of the “Constructing Identities” group, several works seemed weaker than the rest. Moroccan-born Lalla Essaydi’s Bullets Revisited #3 (2012), while glowing with golden...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 122–124.
Published: 01 November 2006
... ese three novels constitute new and refreshing material for cours- es in Arabic literature, women’s studies, and postcolonial Egypt. Asiye’s Story Asiye Guzel. London: Saqi Books, 2003. 123 pages. £7.99. Reviewed by Roberta Micallef...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2019) 15 (3): 430–432.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Jennifer Jean Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Below are two ekphrastic poems I wrote during the HER STORY IS workshop in Dubai. “This Painting Has a Story” describes a work of art created by participant Thaira Al-Mayyahy (reproduced in this issue...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 Dina Bosio...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
... 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, and high...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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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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 More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 238–259.
Published: 01 July 2022
... a framework for rereading the graphic novel that highlights intersectional aspects of identities that appeared in the text. Through this lens this article looks at how Satrapi ties her personal story to the story of other Iranian women and at the nuances of the identities she represents to her Western readers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2006) 2 (3): 22–47.
Published: 01 November 2006
... 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 has...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 56–85.
Published: 01 July 2007
... culture and politics in the stories they tell and enact that dialogism through their storytelling. 56  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES THE PALESTINIAN CINEMATIC WEDDING Nadia Yaqub...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 July 2016
... their 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 (2018) 14 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2018
... that 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...