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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Ikram Nosshi inosshi@gmail.com Copyright © 2024 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2024 Born into a family of farmers, Karima Ali (1942–2023) was one of the first Harraniyya Village children to join the newly built single-room tapestry workshop of the architect Ramses...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 326–328.
Published: 01 November 2020
... with perhaps the most interesting chapter, 6. Against the backdrop of Bourguiba’s increasingly uncertain leadership in the late 1960s, Farhat established her own private tapestry atelier in Radès. Farhat worked closely with a small team of weavers to produce grand tapestries, including some that illustrated...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 157–176.
Published: 01 July 2021
... in a weaving competition between the two. While Athena weaves the scene of Poseidon and herself with an olive tree, Arachne prefers to picture Zeus’s infidelities in her tapestry. Outraged by her disrespectful choice of subject, Athena destroys Arachne’s tapestry and loom, which drives the young girl...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 March 2011
...” family. Writing in English, Mourani recounts the family stories shared in Greek, Arabic, English, and French—indicative of this multicultural, multinational Le- vantine phenomenon—that paradoxically represent the only stability and the focal point of her childhood: the tapestry of her composite...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 105–107.
Published: 01 July 2012
... 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 and phrasing, such as that which produces group...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 122–125.
Published: 01 July 2007
... in the recurrence of motifs and coun- terpoints. Th e reader is as startled by the death of Saidi as by the death of Touma, although there were indications that such fatalities would occur. Djebar weaves the diff erent strands and the various characters into a colorful tapestry. Th e translator...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 March 2022
... controversial content “speaks to how seriously these barriers are (mis)handled in academic spheres. Research is never disembodied ” (142). Gerschultz’s essay elaborates on her discovery of an archive of rejected artists’ submissions to the Lausanne International Tapestry Biennials from the 1960s and 1970s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 120–122.
Published: 01 July 2007
... into a colorful tapestry. Th e translator, by retaining the long rhythmic sentences of the original French in graceful English, conveys the translated novel without domesticating or exoticizing it. Th e Aft erword is a thorough and useful introduction to the author and to Algeria...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 144–147.
Published: 01 November 2005
...- pression in the reader of looking at a multitextured, multicolored tapestry of dreams lost and won and hopes dashed and fulfi lled. Th e characters we meet in Nafi si’s memoir are, as one suspects Naf- isi herself is, real-life embodiments of the literary canon’s most beloved characters. In the fi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 141–148.
Published: 01 March 2024
... relationship to the “Arab World.” The exhibition pointed to the multimedia character of, and indissoluble link between, Adnan’s textual and visual work, synthesizing the leporellos with Adnan’s painted canvases, tapestries, sketchbook pages, and a 1980s manuscript copy of Adnan’s hybrid visual poem The Arab...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 109–119.
Published: 01 November 2007
...,” “Economics,” “Social Change,” and “Islam, Politics, and Culture,” she gives us a tapestry of what changes have hap- pened and how Qashqa’i women experience and articulate these changes: some as having improved their lives, others as a loss of what they enjoyed in the past and now miss...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 November 2023
....” Accordingly, the postmodern bandwidth in Jamali’s poetry emanates from suturing various social, political, religious, and mythological discourses into a rich tapestry of archaic and modern lexicon, formal and colloquial phraseology, all serving one unique purpose in the context of Persian poetry: recuperating...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 March 2019
... their intellect in a way that is illogical and discrediting, and racist hierarchies, rooted in colonization, judge Islam as barbaric. Halima’s beliefs, however, resist any one orthodoxy—a refusal of dismissals. In terms of identity, religion is viewed as one piece among many in the tapestry of subjectivity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., the officer threatens to drag her off to a mental hospital or, worse, prison. Swarmed by a mocking, menacing crowd, the terrified woman loses consciousness, crumbling onto the sidewalk with her child. Our heroine, Fatima, awakens to find herself in a room decorated with sumptuous tapestries overlooking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 52–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the full story; shedding light on the decisions of older generations allows for a greater understanding of intergenera- tional change and of the overall tensions shaping the religious tapestry in Yemen, and it offers insight into the ways in which contemporary forces or “modernity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2010
...). In O Clone, such romantic transgressions oft en involve belly danc- ing. Indeed, Jade’s fi rst encounter with Lucas takes place while she is dancing with other women in her uncle’s compound. As Lucas naively ventures into the female space, he peers beyond a tapestry to catch a glimpse of Jade...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2011
...: Contacts and Boundaries, ed. Mark   R. Cohen and Abraham L. Udovitch. Princeton: Darwin Press. 2002  Multicultural Visions: The Cultural Tapestry of the Jews of North   Africa. In Cultures of the Jews: A New History, ed. David Biale. New York:   Schocken Books...