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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2000
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 93–116.
Published: 01 March 2006
... a kind of clearing of the ground in order to place it within a critical perspective appropriate to it. ([1981] 1990, 9) 2 I assert in the paragraphs that follow that in reading texts such as Nawal el Saadawi's Memoirsofa WomanDoctorand Tsitsi Dangarembga's NervousConditions(henceforth MoWDand NC...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 22–32.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Nawal el Saadawi Copyright © 2006 by Smith College 2006 NAWALELSAADAWI The SeventhInternationalAWSA Conference RationaleandtheWayForward Why the Conference? In May 2005 approximately two hundred men and women from four continents participated in a conference called "Women, Creativity...
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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 (2006) 6 (2): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2006
..."activista"rttendsto besociallyinvolved. --Lucy R. Lippard 1984, 349 In a lecture titled "Women and Creativity" delivered at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on March 12, 1998, Nawal el Saadawi argued for the universality of creativity: "Allof us, whether we are men or women, whether we...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 October 2021
..., of the causes in history, in the past, in the present.” “So transnationalism is to work and to fight and to struggle for justice, freedom— transnationally.” —Nawal El Saadawi This issue coincides with the twentieth anniversary of the United States’ initiation of the “war on terror” launched...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 186–203.
Published: 01 September 2015
...," Egyptian feminist scholar Nawal El Saadawi speaks about the "intrinsic dissidence of the creative word, and the languages of imperialism and oppression which authors have forged into instruments of liberation" (El Saadawi 1997, 157). For El Saadawi, creativity means innovation: "Discovering new ways...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 78–92.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., and the Egyptian Ministry of Culture eventually deprived her of the use of the wekela,effectively silencing her directorial voice by the end of the decade (238-39). The only play by an Egyptian female author available to readers ofEnglish is by Dr. Nawal el Saadawi. Dr. el Saadawi's engagements with both outrage...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 195–208.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., with the exception ofNawal el Saadawi, are still largely conservative regarding this aspect ofliberationism. In el Sadaawi's recent essay in Obioma Nnaemeka and Ngozi Ezeilo's EngenderinHgumanRights(2005), the impulses and actuations, the various political drivers of all her writings, gel and harden into a hard...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 236–240.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Copyright © 2006 by Smith College 2006 ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS Guest Editors NAWAL EL SAADAWI is a writer, a psychiatrist, and an author who is well known not only in Arab countries but all over the world. She has more than forty books to her credit. Her works have been translated into over...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 117–149.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and prescriptions about the female body, particularly female nakedness. In her study ofNawal el Saadawi's autobiographical novel Memoirsofa WomanDoctorF, edwa Malti-Douglas discusses the significance of the glance in the Middle Eastern context, including Egypt, the homeland of the novel's female physician...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 219–240.
Published: 01 September 2001
... mirrors of better quality? (El Saadawi 1992, 27) In this essay I have argued that travel is an invested ideology that produces modern, cosmopolitan subjects. I have focused on the universalizing force of traveling feminist practices as they produce discourses of orientalism and cosmopolitanism. In looking...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 177–194.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of dissent, just as most African women writers such as Nawal el Saadawi, Mariama Ba, Buchi Emecheta, Arna Ata Aidoo, and Tsitsi Dangarembga have shown in their works. All told, these women raise questions about the societies out of which and against which new categories of African women's resistance work...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 54–77.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of femininity and masculinity. To fulfill her feminine roles, the woman is expected to draw from the same sources of social empowerment as the menfolk, namely education and so on. This is exactly what we see in the life, career, and example of Nana Asma'u. DEDICATION This paper is dedicated to Nawal el Saadawi...