Forthcoming Issue

Volume 13 · Number 3 · November 2017

“Borders and Margins”


Editorial Introduction
Banu Gökarıksel


Sara Smith

“War is like a Blanket…:” Feminist Convergences in Kurdish and Turkish Women’s Rights Activism for Peace
Nadje Al-Ali & Latif Tas

Disreputable by Definition: Respectability and Theft by Poor Women in Urban Interwar Egypt
Hanan Hammad

Putting Messianic Femininity into Zionist Political Action: The Race-Class and Ideological Normativity of Women for the Temple in Jerusalem
Rachel Zimring Feldman

“One Can Veil and Be a Singer!:” Performing Piety on an Iranian Talent Competition
Farzaneh Hemmasi


Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices against Violence, by Brinda J. Mehta
Abdelkader Cheref

After the American Century: the Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East, by Brian Edwards
Peter Limbrick

“She Who Tells a Story”
Asma Naeem

Interpreters of Occupation: Gender and the Politics of Belonging in an Iraqi Refugee Network, by Madeleine Otis Campbell
Vivian Solana

Third Space

Cover Art Concept
Rania Matar & 
Banu Gökarıksel

Barbara Harlow and the Necessity of “Renewed Histories of the Future”
In Memoriam (1948-2017)
Rania Jawad

Embodied Activism and Academia
Shahd Alshammari

An Interview on Feminist Ethics and Theory with Judith Butler
Nayereh Tohidi

Special Forum on Trump’s Presidency and Middle East Women’s Studies

The Body Politics of Trump’s “Muslim Ban”
Banu Gökarıksel

Trump(ing) on Muslim Women: The Gendered Side of Islamophobia
Amaney A. Jamal

Hypervisibility and Middle Eastern Women’s Studies
Mohja Kahf and Banah Ghadbian

On Not Saving the Muslim Women (and Men)
Arzoo Osanloo

Invading Muslim Bodies in the Era of Trump
Hanadi Al-Samman

Chaos as a Political Strategy of Governance
Suad Joseph

Reflections from the Other Side of the Pond
Nadje Al-Ali

President Trump’s Moving Targets: Walls, Expulsions, and the Prisoners of State
Camila Pastor de María Campos