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...

2015 AMEWS Book Award

In recognition of her work, the AMEWS Book Award Committee for books published in 2014 awards Marion Holmes Katz’s Women in the Mosque: A History of Legal Thought and Social Practice, the 2015 AMEWS Book Award. With its focus on Islamic legal texts as rich and vibrant...

2015 AMEWS Book Honorable Mentions

In recognition of her work, the AMEWS Book Award Committee for books published in 2014 awards Smadar Lavie’s Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture an Honorable Mention. Lavie offers an unflinching political analysis and...

2015 JMEWS Graduate Student Paper Prize

JMEWS awards Emine Rezzan Karaman the 2015 Graduate Student Paper Prize for "Performativity and Text: Motherhood as a Transforming Political Identity in Turkey.” The paper analyzes the construction of motherhood as a form of political agency in Turkey with particular...