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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 189–229.
Published: 01 December 2022
... the Arab and Muslim world) to Cameroon, thus stressing her protagonists’ uneasy positioning within the colonizer-colonized, West-East divides and connecting Zionist racialization to broader, global processes of colonial capitalism. By exploring her elaborate readings of photographs in the novel, the essay...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 443–456.
Published: 01 December 2023
... poet Mahmoud Darwish (1941–2008). Known and loved throughout the Arab world, and often described as Palestine’s national poet, Darwish both embraced and, particularly in later years, chafed against the ties that bound the reception of his poetry to the political fate of his homeland. 2 In this poem...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 61–68.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of extinction, and there is a strong pos- sibility that he knows about those theories. Our text will be the famous “dream of the Arab” that Wordsworth composed in Febru- ary and March of 1804 and placed at the opening of Book 5 of the poem we now know as the Prelude. Book 5 is the Prelude’s book about...
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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 147–149.
Published: 01 December 2007
... earned an M.A. in Arab Studies, and at Harvard where he earned a Ph.D. in Arabic Literature in 2006. His dissertation was on the 10th-century Arab poet Ibn al-Hajjaj. His poems and essays (in ,Arabic and English) have appeared in various journals and publications in the Arab world...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2009
... and argue that what is found in this book—which itself orbits uneas- ily around the event of a conversion—is a kind of translation of “the idea of the Arab Jew.”10 To put it too briefl y, Ballas’s book, deploying language as (perhaps even clothed in) something like the royal robe evoked by Benjamin...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 321–354.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Neoplatonists such as al-Kindī and al-Farābī, to Avicenna and his Scholastic interpreters, through Baruch Spinoza, Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz, and G. W. F. Hegel, and into contemporary philosophy. Note the crucial contributions, over several centuries, of Arabic and Islamic thought. While most contemporary...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 63–88.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the boycott of uiuc to public forums to union organizing, has no doubt already entered the history of the future of Palestinian solidarity activism and its relationship to the academy. — Jasbir K. Puar evyn lê espiritu (ee): In The Uncultured Wars: Arabs, Muslims...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 December 2019
... as a college sophomore—a Swahili assertion of her African heritage discovered “in an African names book.” 1 In an anecdotal disclosure, Hartman recounts her eventual dismay to learn that Swahili is the mercantilist language of slave trading among Arab, African, and Portuguese merchants in the Indian Ocean...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 103–108.
Published: 01 December 2009
... and the sculptural arts of the Assyrians and Babylonians in a fresh dialogue of forms. A new medium appeared in this dialogue, in the form of a book called a daftar, Arabic for “notebook”—the kind of text open to an ongoing documentation of contingencies. The Name of the Flower...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 June 2020
...—is indeed the age of the refugee, the displaced person, mass immigration. Edward W. Said, “Reflections on Exile” You arrive at Drawing in the Diaspora , an exhibit featuring the work of the Chicago-born Palestinian artist Leila Abdelrazaq held at the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 63–123.
Published: 01 June 2008
... is sensitive to their pain, to their silences, and Pandolfo: Testimony in Counterpoint 75 to their speaking Arabic or Berber in an institution where patients’ records are written in French (a colonial legacy in the administra- tion of health in Morocco). For the psychiatric...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 267–268.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and Indigenous Self-Determination . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2017 . Shephard Todd . Sex, France, and Arab Men, 1962–1979 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2017 . Skillman Nikki . The Lyric in the Age of the Brain . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2016...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 405–417.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures . Galenic medicine refers to learned, textualized medical knowledge practiced across Eurasia from antiquity onward. This medicine was institutionalized in the Islamic world and in European universities after translations of texts from Greek into Arabic and from Arabic...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 573–586.
Published: 01 December 2017
... elaborates both the importance of Foucault for Iran, as well as Iran for Foucault . To further consider the past’s residues, Ghamari-Tabrizi sets the scene for his discussion with a reflection on contemporary events since 9/11, the “war on terror,” and the Arab uprisings. By situating the Islamic...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 189–210.
Published: 01 June 2019
... through the lens of Qurʾanic eschatological ethics as having the structure of the “ordeal” (in Arabic, balāʾ or ibtilāʾ ): a divine trial to which the subject is called to respond. ( ks , 3–4) This scene of transference enriches her ambition to forge an intellectual kinship (Pandolfo’s words...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 June 2013
... democratically mobilized once again in the revolutionary transformations of the Arab world.2 50 qui parle fall/winter 2013 vol. 22, no. 1 While some political philosophers still approach human rights in austere and abstract isolation from the worldly contexts in which...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 207–220.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to weigh in on their linked, yet at times fraught, struggles.1 Roundtable participants highlighted the challenges of solidarity between the two, critiquing anti- Black racism within Arab communities in the United States and the Arab world, and discussing how Zionism has been the default position...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 December 2009
... for the Occasional Paper Series sponsored by the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University. Despite the essay’s significance, it has not circulated as widely as Asad’s other writ- ings. Qui Parle is reprinting it in order to make available the particular arguments that developed...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Lemm, Vanessa and Miguel Vatter. The Government of Life: Foucault, Biopolitics, and Neoliberalism. New York: Fordham University Press, 2014. Lubin, Alex. Geographies of Liberation: The Making of an Afro- Arab Political Imaginary. Chapel Hill: University...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 173–178.
Published: 01 June 2006
... University Press, 2005). Peter Adamson and Richard C. Taylor, eds., The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005). Janet Afary, Foucault and the Iranian Revolution (Chicago: Univer- sity of Chicago Press, 2005...