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Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 2. Editorial, “The Problems of the Egyptian Family,” Bint al-Nīl , January 1951 . More
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 117–149.
Published: 01 March 2006
...), since the beginning of the 1990s, dramatically builds on the critical practices of previous Egyptian women artists, secular feminists, and social activists in the sense that she critically challenges contemporary infringement of the modest social and political freedoms that previous generations...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 146–162.
Published: 01 March 2002
... neighborhood in Cairo , meticulously rolling and twisting newspapers into tightly woven balls. She takes print from Arabic, English, and French-language newspapers and coils or folds them together, creating a visual reference to the three cultural or colonial influences on contemporary Egyptian life. Sometimes...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 323–339.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Figure 2. Editorial, “The Problems of the Egyptian Family,” Bint al-Nīl , January 1951 . ...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Frederick . 1998 . The Communist Manifesto . New York : Verso . Magdashahi Nadia . 2011 . “ Interview with Egyptian Pro Democracy Activist, Nadia—Women Activists at Tahrir Square .” YouTube. Code Pink Action , Feb. 2 . https://youtu.be/YUOluXFoZTI (accessed January 8 , 2016...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
... with a play on exposure and concealment, as in the image of the Egyptian mother, her entire body covered in a burqa except for a succulent breast. A two-year-old holds the nipple close to its mouth, making the image all the more exotic because of the practice of breastfeeding children until age two (107...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 62–82.
Published: 01 September 2009
... by [William Wetmore] Story and [Thomas Ridgeway] Gould in their statues of the Egyptian Queen. Story gave his Cleopatra Nubian features, and achieved an artistic if not a historical success by so doing. The Cleopatra of Gould suggests a Greek lineage. Miss Lewis, on the other hand, has followed the coins...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 78–92.
Published: 01 March 2006
... that Egypt has been included in the study, and, due to differences in the colonial history of Egypt in contrast to that of the Maghreb, it remains at the periphery. One might assume that, since documentation on the Egyptian theater is plentiful in English, documentation on women's performance and dramatic...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): v–vi.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Paula J. Giddings Copyright © 2005 by Smith College 2005 PAULA J. GIDDINGS Preface When the renowned Egyptian physician-psychiatrist, writer, and activist Nawal el Saadawi first told me of her plans to hold a conference entitled "Women, Creativity, and Dissidence" in Cairo, Egypt, in 2005, I...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 132–138.
Published: 01 March 2003
... from America on television and think ofNefertiti. This is what I know of that Egyptian queen: It is said that she was a princess from another land. She was the wife of Akhenaten, and the mother of six daughters. She and her husband started a new religion. But then she suddenly disappeared from public...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 312–315.
Published: 01 March 2002
... theory. JESSICA WINEGAR is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at New YorkUniversity. She is currently completing her dissertation on cultural politics in the contemporary Egyptian art world, and is the author of several articles and catalogue essays on Egyptian artists. ABOUT...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 219–240.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., embarked on a twelve-day trip to Egypt, Tunisia, and Morocco accompanied by her daughter Chelsea. Billed as a "bridge-building" tour, the official purpose of the trip was "to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty, Tunisia's good record of educating women and girls...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 240–266.
Published: 01 October 2023
... be applicable for some instances but not to the others. For instance, in Davis’s ( 1989 ) self-reflective essay on her 1970s trip to Egypt, she explains that though she belongs to the marginalized Black community in North America, her U.S. citizenship gave her privileges over the Egyptian women she encountered...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 261–270.
Published: 01 October 2021
... in this issue, Tom Joseph Abi Samra’s translations from the 1950s issues of the Egyptian women’s journal Bint Al-Neel highlight the voice of the journal’s editor Doria Shafik, whose political activism in this period included storming the parliament to demand women’s political rights. Shafik’s editorials...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., Japanese, Egyptian, Mexican, and the Black Diaspora. The essay "Indo-Caribbean Women from Trinidad and Guyana: Hardships, Conflict, and Resiliency" by Odessa Despot is an important addition to the literature on Asian Indian women who have immigrated from Trinidad and Guyana to the United States. Interviews...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 174–182.
Published: 01 April 2021
... preparation for the upcoming United Nations Conference on Women in Nairobi, Kenya. The group adopted a memorandum with intentions to submit it for the UN Conference the following July. Leading the Committee was Bahia Karam, head of the AAPSO’s Women’s Bureau, and a veteran Egyptian activist and published...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 239–260.
Published: 01 March 2004
... together short, discontinuous prose segments spoken by four voices made "I CANNOT FIND HER" 243 distinct by typography, including quotations from writer Gustave Flaubert and critic Edward Said, the imagined voice ofKuchuk Hanem, a nineteenth-century Egyptian courtesan, and the voice of the autobiographical...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 October 2021
... Halida Razack argue, Islamophobia is better understood as Anti-Muslim racism that is simultaneously global and local, and a type of racism that accordingly demands transnational feminist solidarities in response. In light of that, I dedicate this issue to Egyptian feminist, activist, physician...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 11–48.
Published: 01 April 2022
... others. People who are younger, who have new intimate perspectives, people who can speak with nuance and offer us, in Gina’s words, new narratives for Haiti. KMD: Several times in your writings, you mention parallels between Vodou and the traditions of ancient Egyptians and ancient Greeks...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2006
... on their inability to match their open and full-fledged insurgency against patriarchy (men) with an equally forceful interrogation of and resistance to the imaginary. Nwankwo notes that with the exception of African male writers such as Wale Soyinka and Ngugi wa Thiong'o or the Egyptian female writer Nawal el...