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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 190–192.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Rana Sharif Women, Water and Memory: Recasting Lives in Palestine , Naguib Nefissa . Leiden : Brill , 2009 . Pp. xii, 173 . ISBN 978-90-04-16778-0 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 190 ./ JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 5:3...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 368–373.
Published: 01 November 2018
... courses with pipes, dams, and dredging. The grassroots struggle against SHPs coincides with legislation that allows the leasing of water-use rights in rivers to private energy companies for at least forty-nine years. Following the privatization “the AKP government launched an aggressive programme...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 1. Who Carries the Water / Scapegoat , Fatma Belkis and İz Öztat, 2015. Basket woven with crafted hazelnut sticks, carobs (“keçiboynuzu” in Turkish, literally translated as “goat’s horn”), rags. Dedicated to the public domain Figure 1. Who Carries the Water / Scapegoat, Fatma Belkis More
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Figure 2. Who Carries the Water / Will Flow Free , Fatma Belkis and İz Öztat, 2015. Naturally dyed and woodcut-printed muslin, hazelnut sticks. Dedicated to the public domain Figure 2. Who Carries the Water / Will Flow Free, Fatma Belkis and İz Öztat, 2015. Naturally dyed and woodcut-printed More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 119–122.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Hala Nassar Seeds of Corruption , Mousa Sabri , translated by Mikhail Mona K. . New York : Interlink Books , 2002 . Children of the Waters , Salem Ibtihal , translated by Booth Marilyn . Austin : The University of Texas Press , 2002 . Dunyazad...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 92–93.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Women are at the forefront of the struggle as their sustenance, identity, and everyday life are rooted deeply in ecosystems dependent on flowing water. Resisting private companies and the state with hazelnut sticks in their hands, they speak with determination: “I’ll give my life, I won’t give up my...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 233–234.
Published: 01 July 2015
... preparatory work involved after I receive the skin. I first soak it thoroughly in water. Then it is stretched, dyed, and left to dry. It’s an interesting process, as the skin changes when it dries. It contracts, gets thinner, and changes color, and the level at which it does this depends on the area of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 133–138.
Published: 01 November 2005
... and the corresponding sense of alienation that comes from such intoxication. In the story of Sohni-Mahival, the image of the ghara (a clay water pot) re- fl ects both worldly and spiritual imagery: “…the ghara assumes multiple voices: the role of Sohni’s female friend; the mature mursh≠d...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 265–267.
Published: 01 November 2018
... categorical distinctions since they operate from multiple positionalities. Tensions and conflicts are organized around class inequality, racialized demographic concerns, anxieties about resources, heteronormativity, and sex-gender inequality. The essay “Who Carries the Water?,” by the artists Fatma Belkis and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 117–123.
Published: 01 March 2015
... with you my memories. I remember that it was pitch black outside , and our car was finally packed. As we drove away, I could see my grandmother in the back window tossing water from a glass behind the car for good luck. As if that small glass of water would purify our journey through the night...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 157–162.
Published: 01 July 2005
..., the port city of Bandar Abbas. In Qom, we see a religious procession of men, accompanied by a hand- held drum and religious singing. She visits an all-female medical school and interviews a woman carpet weaver. In Kashan, the city famous for its rose water processing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 115–118.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., fragility, and forgetfulness. Marking the Arabic literary scene since 1993, Disciples of Passion is a work of art and renders Barakat a remarkable novelist. Her other novels, Stone of Laughter (1990)(1990) andand Th e Tiller of Waters (1998), are burdened by a conceptual exploration of war and confl...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
... experience everyday intimacies of war and militarization in the border between Iran and Iraq. The cover of JMEWS 13:2 features the art of Pınar Yoldaş, who turns the body inside out in her installation Salt Water Heart , urging us to question bodily borders and the human/nonhuman distinction. Rania...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 114–115.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., fragility, and forgetfulness. Marking the Arabic literary scene since 1993, Disciples of Passion is a work of art and renders Barakat a remarkable novelist. Her other novels, Stone of Laughter (1990)(1990) andand Th e Tiller of Waters (1998), are burdened by a conceptual exploration of war and confl...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2014
... International Breast Cancer and Nutrition Project based at Purdue. Emily Haddad spends her time between Seattle, Washington, and Recife, Brazil. Her background and research focus on critical develop- ment studies, water resource management, and alternative development systems specifically in Brazil...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 200–202.
Published: 01 November 2010
... nineteenth- and twentieth-century Arab societies. She is an award-winning translator of contemporary Arabic fiction into English. Among her translations are Disciples of Passion and The Tiller of Waters by Hoda Barakat, Thieves in Retirement by Hamdi Abu Golayyel, The Open Door by Latifa...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 July 2018
... by Umut (hope), a male gynecologist and colleague at the hospital. Water is an element that permeates the film, expressed by stormy rains, high waves, postintercourse ablution baths, and flooding in a dream scene. Whereas Elmas and Şehnaz carefully avoid unruly waves as they walk, the gynecologist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the way of village women trying to take water to the men, Umm Muhammad’s response was to resist: The soldier stood in my way. He said, “I’ll shoot you.” I took his rifle and threw it on the ground, and I went on with the water to my son and the other shebāb [young men...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 104–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., and conquerors across the Mediterranean Sea between Algeria and France were likened to the passage of the Seine River through the center of Paris. Any history of bodies of water, cooke reminds us, represents more than mere liquid content or geopolitical orientations; instead, water becomes an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 July 2016
.... They are impressed with everything. The women’s laughter, naturalness, long braids, and the details of their young lives feel like hands extending to those struggling in the waters of despair. Diyar critiques the Western media’s focus on the physical appearance of the Kurdish female fighters that...