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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Gil Anidjar Muslim Jews gil anidjar It was Islam who saved the Jewish people. Shlomo Dov Goiten “Conversion,” argues Gauri Viswanathan, is arguably one of the most unsettling political events in the life of a society. This is irrespective of whether conversion...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 117–143.
Published: 01 June 2006
... collec tivity of Mu slim wo manhood. Since the events of September 11, 2001; the Euro-Am erican publish ing indu stry has produced a series of best-sellers that tell harrowing tales of Muslim (and at times non-Muslim) women's survival under misogyn ist cul• tural practices that are supposed to...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 December 2009
... this broadly influential concept. I In recent years there has been increasing interest in something called the anthropology of Islam. Publications by Western an- thropologists containing the word “Islam” or “Muslim” in the title multiply at a remarkable rate. The...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 195–218.
Published: 01 June 2017
... investigation for the anthropology of Islam?” The varied answers he found available were based on nominalist or essentialist principles, each of which he found inadequate for “organizing the considerable diversity of the beliefs and practices of Muslims.” 1 Whatever the complexity of these answers, he wrote...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 147–192.
Published: 01 December 2010
... experiences. I’ve done fi eldwork among Hindu national- ist women and men (in Nagpur, Ahmedabad, Pune, and Delhi in India). On one hand Hindu nationalists’ anti-Other stances terrify me; they not only hate Indian Muslims but they also belong to organizations that orchestrate mass murders and mutilations...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 171–172.
Published: 01 June 2006
... and the Feminist Subject, and an associate professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. Her cur- rent research is an exploration of the writings of key Muslim reformers from the early twentieth century and some of their contemporary followers in Pakistan, Lebanon...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 189–210.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Derrida, Of Grammatology Stefania Pandolfo’s exciting and deeply profound ethnography, Knot of the Soul , offers the most extensive analytic framework to consider madness in a Muslim-majority context (in this case, contemporary Morocco) and to address broader methodological questions concerning...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 June 2018
...–43). The Muslim “dead heads” are fulfilled in the Christian king. Put another way, the optical machine spat out Muslims. As scholars of Christian typology have incisively demonstrated, however, this typological wheel of fortune can spin counterclockwise, 6 meaning that the Christian king would be...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 125–145.
Published: 01 June 2008
... colonies of Europe, both statesmen engaged in the liberation of their people, both philosophers, the former a practic- ing Catholic and the latter a Muslim—runs deep and lies ultimate- ly in the philosophy that they were both profoundly influenced by: Bergsonism. How the...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 193–197.
Published: 01 June 2008
... dismantling of privileges and in- volvement in ethical political critique. Markell gives as an example the French affaire du foulard, which questioned whether Muslim girls should be allowed to wear headscarves in public schools. By arguing about the desires of Muslim girls and the meaning of their...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 179–202.
Published: 01 June 2020
... to forge strategic compromises (187–88). Still, the very instability of secular law meant that Muslims negotiated such strictures by refusing the “black-and-white question of whether or not religion should . . . be involved in politics” ( gi , 147). Instead, Stephens traces the nuanced debates...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 321–354.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Arabic and Islamic thought. While most contemporary philosophy ignores that period, in fact the concept of One and Many makes no sense unless we include Arabic philosophy. This is because philosophers in the Muslim world synthesized Qurʾanic concepts of divine creation and knowledge with Greek concepts...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 31–56.
Published: 01 December 2014
... recognize the best- selling memoir I Am Malala, portraying a Pakistani girl who was shot in the head for daring to have an education, than to follow changes in blasphemy laws.21 And yet, the very mention of blasphemy has fi gured, like veiling in Muslim and non- Muslim nations, as a...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 63–88.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Hebdo, one can see the thoroughly uneven application of the concept of free- dom of speech. Islamophobic speech—“making fun of Muslims,” as it has been trivialized— is rarely, if ever, unequivocally denounced as uncivil speech. In fact, in this case it is called “political satire.” These past...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 123–147.
Published: 01 December 2009
... victim (or, at least, wound it in an unredeemable way) without resonating in any inner trau- matic truth. It would be obviously obscene to link, say, the psychic devastation of a “Muslim” in a Nazi camp to his masochism, death drive, or guilt feeling:3 a “Muslim” (or a victim...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 251–269.
Published: 01 June 2011
... be seen in the case of the “Irvine 11,” the students from UC Irvine’s Muslim Students Union and UC Riverside who were arrested for interrupting a speech by Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Oren with verbal protests against Israel’s Palestinian policy.8 This act...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 405–417.
Published: 01 December 2019
... within the book’s scope to follow up on the scholarship on these other regions and practices outside Europe. Future scholarship, engaged with how West African Muslims have long been traveling to and from Egypt and beyond for Islamic study, could bring more specificity to the influence of Perso-Arabic...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 225–248.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Koran creates the spirit needed for the modernity of “Muslim so- cieties faced with the necessity of reconnecting with a spirit of re- form and openness, and the values on which this spirit is founded: the affi rmation of the individual, the practice of free judgment not ballasted by the weight of...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 183–188.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., no.2 Evgenii Onegin as Muslim, Buddhist, Orthodox, and Gregorian liturgical chants. Prigov broke the apparent boundary between an individual artist’s capabilities and the production models of late- industrial capitalism by producing twenty-four thousand poems in...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 December 2019
... blackness in the Middle East to exogamy, the legal emancipation, or whitening/browning, of black slaves born to enslaved African women and free Muslim men. 29 Thought to constitute a primary difference between Atlantic slavery and forms of slavery in the Islamic world, ascending miscegenation enshrines...