Welcome to JMEWS


Welcome to the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies and the JMEWS web site! Founded in 2004 by the Association of Middle East Women’s Studies (AMEWS), JMEWS is the leading journal publication venue for scholars working on gender and sexuality topics across the Middle East and North Africa. We invite you to submit original scholarship to JMEWS, join AMEWS (which provides an automatic subscription to JMEWS), and follow the latest news on our JMEWS website and Facebook page.



Congratulations to Reina Lewis!

Congratulations to Reina Lewis for earning an Honorable Mention in the 2016 AMEWS Book Award competition! Lewis was recognized for her new monograph, Muslim Fashion: Contemporary Style Cultures (Duke University Press 2015). In the shops of London's Oxford Street,...

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Vol. 12:3 is now out!

Volume 12:3, "The Gender and Sexuality of Militarization and War," features cover artwork by Khaled Akil, five new articles, several exciting reviews and Third Space contributions, as well as an essay remembering the work of Fatima Mernissi (1940–2015). To view the...

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