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Public Culture (1 September 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...
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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. Figure 6. Hebraized street sign for Bethlehem road. In Arabic قط (tareeq, road) is replaced by خ د ي (derekh, not an Arabic word More
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Public Culture (1 January 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 in...
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Public Culture (1 May 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 for their...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 127–152.
Published: 01 January 2014
... 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, and the...
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Public Culture (1 May 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...
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Public Culture (1 January 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 or...
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Public Culture (1 May 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...
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Public Culture (1 September 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...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
... 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. The...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 291–315.
Published: 01 May 2016
... 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 a...
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Public Culture (1 May 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 of the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2003) 15 (3): 593–594.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Joseph Massad © 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Joseph Massad is an assistant professor of modern Arab politics and intellectual history at Columbia University. His article “Re-Orienting Desire: The Gay International and the Arab World” appeared in the spring 2002 issue of Public...
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Public Culture (1 September 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...
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Public Culture (1 May 1992) 4 (2): 89–92.
Published: 01 May 1992
...David Prochaska Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 “DlSA?I€ARlNG” IRAQIS Anti-Arab stereotypes long antedate the Gulf War. In the West, Arabs are regularly typed as “camel jockeys,” “towel heads,” not to mention “terrorists.” The Memam-Webster Thesaurus defines...
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Public Culture (1 January 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...
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Public Culture (1 May 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...
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Public Culture (1 May 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...
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Public Culture (1 September 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. Figure 6. Hebraized street sign for Bethlehem road. In Arabic قط (tareeq, road) is replaced by خ د ي (derekh, not an Arabic word...
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Public Culture (1 May 1989) 1 (2): 91–92.
Published: 01 May 1989
...Roger Allen Copyright © 1989 by the Project For Transnational Cultural Studies 1989 Naguib Mahfouz: Nobel Laureate Roger Allen Naguib Mahfouz, the 1988 Nobel Laureate in Literature, is the first Arab author ever to win the Nobel Prize. A Western cultural institution has...