Congratulations to 2016 AMEWS Book Award winner, Ellen McLarney!

Congratulations to 2016 AMEWS Book Award winner Ellen McLarney, a member of the JMEWSEditorial Board! The annual prize recognizes Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening (Princeton University Press 2015) for excellence in the field of Middle East gender,...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Call for Papers: The Gender and Sexuality of Borders and Margins

JMEWS invites feminist scholars working in any discipline or interdisciplinary area in the interpretive social sciences and humanities to submit area-specific manuscripts on any topic related to the theme of The Gender and Sexuality of Borders and Margins. Manuscripts...

2016 AMEWS Book Award Nominations

The Association for Middle East Women’s Studies (AMEWS) is now accepting nominations for the 2016 AMEWS Book Award. The nomination form and related details can be found on the AMEWS website. The deadline for all nomination materials is May 1, 2016. More about the...

Vol. 12:1 Now out!

Check out articles by Elyse Semerdjian, Sanna Dhahir, Rebecca Joubin and J. Andrew Bush as well as book reviews, a review essay and five Third Space articles on gender and sexuality across the...