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.



Call for Papers: Decolonizing Sex and Sexuality

The Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies invites sexuality and gender scholars working in any discipline or interdisciplinary area in the interpretive social sciences and humanities to submit area-focused manuscripts of no more than 10,000 words on any topic related...

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Volume 12:2 is now available!

Our new issue, “Everyday Intimacies of the Middle East,” is now available online! Guest edited by Aslı Zengin and Sertaç Sehlikoglu, Volume 12:2 features striking cover artwork by Mona Hatoum and tribute essays to Assia Djebar...

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