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...

MESA 2015

The entire JMEWS editorial team is attending the MESA 2015 meeting in Denver from November 21-24! We welcome your questions and suggestions. Visit the Duke University Press booth at the MESA book bazaar for books and journals, including JMEWS. The 2015 Graduate...

2016 Graduate Student Paper Prize Call for Submissions

The Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies (JMEWS) Graduate Student Paper Prize was established to recognize and promote excellence in the field of Middle East gender, sexuality and women’s studies among doctoral students in the interpretive social sciences and...