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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
... professor of Arabic literature and culture at Duke University and member of JMEWS ’s new editorial team, reflects on Sufism and love in the Jordanian artist Hilda Hiary’s artwork, featured on this issue’s cover. In “Empowering Arab Immigrant Women in Chicago: The Arab Women’s Committee,” Rasmea Odeh...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2019
... approaches to these issues by engaging scholars, thinkers, public intellectuals, activists and artists from the region. Our team of editors brings a diverse set of disciplinary orientations to bear on our work for the journal: anthropology, gender and sexuality studies, political theory, comparative...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
... isolated act motivated by urban conditions of poverty, but many women became skilled repeat offenders who worked individually or in teams, taking advantage of the growing transportation networks that linked villages, towns, and cities. The theft examined includes shoplifting, pickpocketing, burglary...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 147–156.
Published: 01 March 2021
... writer, translator, and critic who has been working for years as a feminist film and art critic. Salem, the director, had been wanting to contribute to an artistic production like Lissa that would make a difference among young Egyptians. Once the team came together, we were ready to start working. By...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 363–367.
Published: 01 November 2018
... components: first, gathering resources and creating a participatory space for organizing in the lead-up to the march, and second, forming the various teams that collaborated before and during the march. The Feminist Bloc attempted to practice these two elements in ways that reflect our collective values, as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 246–250.
Published: 01 July 2016
... provide detailed views of each object with additional descriptive content. The project has depended on teams of trained and dedicated assistants in Tehran and Cambridge, Massachusetts, including skilled readers of nineteenth-century handwriting, photographers, data-generating staff, and dedicated...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 July 2018
... right to change their mind. Initially, Najmabadi and her team recorded audio details of the story behind the sources so they could later extract the metadata to make an item searchable in its archive. Quickly, however, Najmabadi and her colleagues realized that these stories helped give life to the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 368–370.
Published: 01 November 2015
... team of fifteen activists with a core of five involved in executive and administrative tasks. The legal services aspects of HELEM include monitoring the cases of persons arrested for (homo)sexuality or nonnormative gender identity. This includes supporting transgender women who engage in commercial sex...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
... completed her PhD in cultural anthropology at Duke University and accepted a postdoctoral position. She contributed greatly to the journal’s success over the two years she was part of the editorial office team. We are happy at the same time to welcome as the managing editor for volumes 13 and 14 Rachel...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2015
... www.jmews.org/submission-guidelines/dissertation-abstract-guidelines . The new editorial team includes miriam cooke, Braxton Craven Distinguished Professor of Arab Cultures and director of the Duke University Middle East Studies Center; Banu Gökarıksel, associate professor of geography and global studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 244–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Women’s Forum for Peace includes about three hundred activist men and women and some civil organizations. Working in most Syrian cities, we have organized teams in Damascus, the countryside around Damascus, Aleppo, Al-Sweida, and Homs that foster initiatives under the name Syrian Women’s Forum for Peace...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2017
... names but foreign footballers by their last names or nicknames. 2. There are three major football teams in Istanbul: Beşiktaş, Fenerbahçe, and Galatasaray, referred to as the “big three” of football in Turkey. 1. This stadium was renovated and reinaugurated as Vodafone Arena in 2016...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 1–7.
Published: 01 November 2014
... recognized that a newsletter alone could not meet the needs of the growing community of Middle East feminist scholars. Thus, in the early 2000s, a team of senior AMEWS members, including miriam cooke, Sondra Hale, and Suad Joseph, formed an AMEWS publication committee, headed by Hale. Together, they...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 326–328.
Published: 01 November 2020
... 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 Penelope weaving and reweaving Odysseus’s funeral shroud. This motif allowed Farhat to depict...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2017
... attacked and harassed because their clothes were “too revealing” also circulated in the news and social media (Tahaoğlu 2016 ). Gendered and sexualized violence also underlined the language of many people who were anti–coup plotters. For example, the vice chair of the Trabzonspor basketball team wrote on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 148–150.
Published: 01 July 2005
... and status in a timely manner, the WWHR could not wait for the reform process to be completed. However, the booklet, which includes valuable information, could be allowed to have a longer shelf life, if the WWHR team preparing it were more attentive to the dating of changes and specified when...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 128–132.
Published: 01 March 2014
... nadine naber  mn  129 recently, some strands of anthropology have aligned more explicitly with the military and intelligence agencies of the post-September 11 War on Terror—from embedded, militarized research teams to new secretive Central Intelligence Agency-linked fellowship programs that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 108–111.
Published: 01 July 2008
... addresses these and more topics in a diversity of loca- tions. Th e geographies covered vary from one topic to another. Th is decision was probably driven by the availability of scholars able to cover a topic in a particular location. However, the team behind the EWIC endeavor is to be commended...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 376–379.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Figure 1. Zanan-e Emrooz (Women Today), issue 7 We have five supervising editors, each with relevant expertise and experiences. Each editor relies on a team of experts, with whom they consult for the issues, interviews, and essays. We also publish solicited and selected unsolicited writings by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 145–148.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Females in Arab News,” details the development of the research team’s dataset and coding scheme, which revolves around the binary of wom- en’s “active” and “passive” behaviors. Statistical analysis of these codes leads to the conclusion that depictions of Arab women in this dataset are...