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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 447–456.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Robyn Creswell In “Embargoed Literature,” an essay written twenty-five years ago, Edward W. Said noted that “of all the major world literatures, Arabic remains relatively unknown and unread in the West.” How is it that one of the world’s great literary corpuses, as rich as those of classical Greek...
Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 6 Hebraized street sign for Bethlehem road. In Arabic قط (tareeq, road) is replaced by خ د ي (derekh, not an Arabic word). Photograph by Ze’ev Barkan. More
Published: 01 September 2022
figure 14 The sit-in tent's plaque names the neighborhood in English and Arabic and boasts international partnerships. Photograph courtesy of author. More
Public Culture (1995) 7 (2): 433–445.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Motti Regev Copyright © 1995 by the University of Chicago 1995 Research on Arab music in Israel was funded by the Institute for Israeli Arab Studies in Beit Berl. The author wishes to thank Shaul Mishal for his encouragement, and Eric Cohen, Don Handel man and Danni Rabinowitz...
Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 127–152.
Published: 01 January 2014
... to the Prince as a frame, the essay analyzes these strategies of rule as they were used by the United States government and by the Arab regimes in the context of the Arab uprisings of 2011. The essay contextualizes these strategies in the history of the Cold War, the rise of neoliberal economics...
Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 361–386.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Joseph Massad © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Joseph Massad teaches modern Arab politics and intellectual history at Columbia University. He is the author of Colonial Effects: The Making of National Identity in Jordan (2001) and numerous articles on Palestinian and Israeli...
Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 161–183.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Marwan M. Kraidy This essay grapples with Arab celebrity as an overtly political, inherently transnational phenomenon and explores how revolutionary celebrity may expand our understanding of celebrity writ large. Through the prism of a media battle between the singer Assala and the Assad regime...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Nouri Gana Theodor W. Adorno's by now infamous dictum that “to write lyric poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric” still weighs heavily on various modern and contemporary representations of war and violence, especially in the Arab world, where the legacy of the Holocaust, entangled with differing...
Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 333–361.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Yasmin Moll Egyptian translators working at Iqraa—the world’s first Islamic television channel—use a variety of strategies in subtitling Arabic-language preaching programs into English. These translators see their task as twofold: to act as “cultural mediators” responsible for countering perceived...
Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., not just in the Arab world. Using concepts drawn from Jacques Rancière's work on discursive regimes, I show how the graffiti, chants, popular songs, video clips, signs, banners and dramatizations produced during the uprising wrench everyday discourses into an effective rhetoric of national resistance...
Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 291–315.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of climate change. For instance, the groundwater sources in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be destroyed not necessarily due to the predicted impacts of climate change but because they will soon be completely consumed. In response, the governments in the Arabian Peninsula, especially the UAE, advance...
Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 479–496.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Shannon Mattern In 2003 Qatar commissioned a young graphic designer to create a new graphic identity for the nation. The award-winning logo was intended to reinforce the history, values, religion, and language Qatar shares with other Arab countries and, simultaneously, the commitment to progressive...
Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 93–99.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Susan Slyomovics Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 The first newspaper in the Arab world, Courier de I’Egypte, was printed by Napoleon in 1798 for the French expeditionary forces in Egypt. The first Arabic-language newspaper, JurnaZ al-lraq, was the official organ...
Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 159–164.
Published: 01 May 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by the Center For Transnational Cultural Studies 1991 War Miscellany A Tragic Convergence* Edward W. Said Many Americans and Arabs, as well as Americans of Arab origin, are watching in si- lence and with almost inexpressible feelings of apprehension...
Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2018
... singing ( Sbait 1989) . However, in the 1980s, dabke underwent a quick transition from live instruments to synthesized performance, in which a singer is accompanied by a single instrumentalist who provides the melodies and beats on the “Arabic org,” a quarter-toned synthesizer ( Rasmussen 1996) . Since...
Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2002
... . Reshuffling the demographic cards in Israel/Palestine. Journal of Palestine Studies 28 : 21 -39. Dar, Yuli. 1996 . Yishuvei ha'aravim meshamshim mekom mistor letayarim bilti h. uqiim [Arab towns used as a hiding place for illegal tourists]. Kol Hatzafon , 26 January. Farsakh, Leila. 2000 . Under...
Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 353–365.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Figure 6 Hebraized street sign for Bethlehem road. In Arabic قط (tareeq, road) is replaced by خ د ي (derekh, not an Arabic word). Photograph by Ze’ev Barkan. ...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 587–592.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Arno Schmitt © 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Arno Schmitt is an Islamologist in Berlin. His most recent publication, “Liwāt im Fiqh” [Sodomy in Islamic jurisprudence], is in the Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies (2001-2). Gay Rights versus...
Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 339–343.
Published: 01 May 1993
... Boughedir’s Halfaouine (1988), and Moncef Dhouib’s Sul- tun el Medina (1992). All these films break with traditional Arab and Maghrebi- an-African films, which are concerned with ideologies of development, authentic- ity of culture, and Manichean esthetics. Attia’s films thrive in such subject...
Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 403–430.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and Tel Aviv in an age of globalization. Cities 22 : 351 –63. Al-Ja'fari, Kamal, Hadas Lahav, and Asaf Adiv. 1992 . Jaffa facing the new Judaization plan [in Arabic]. Jerusalem: Dar El-Sharara. Appadurai, Arjun. 2000 . The grounds of the nation-state: Identity, violence, and territory...