Forthcoming Issue

Decolonizing Sex and Sexuality

Volume 14 · Number 2 · July 2018


De Groove is in de Move: Decolonizing Sex and Sexuality in Middle East and North African Studies
Jarrod Hayes

Intersex Bodies in Pre-Modern Islamic Discourse: Complicating the Binary
Indira Falk Gesink

“In My Eyes He Was a Man”: Poor and Working-Class Boy Soldiers in the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War
Shaherzad Ahmadi

“Let’s Take a Leap”: Decolonizing Modernity, Double Critique, and Sexuality in Mohamed Leftah’s Le dernier combat du Captain Ni‘mat
Ghada Mourad

Review Essays

Digitizing Women’s and Gender History
Nova Robinson

The Gender and Sexuality of Armenia: A Debut Conference
Tamar Shirinian


Industrial Sexuality: Gender, Urbanization, and Social Transformation in Egypt by Hanan Hammad
*Winner of the 2017 AMEWS Book Award
Claire Oueslati-Porter

Queer Beirut by Sofian Merabet
Jake Silver

The Homoerotics of Orientalism by Joseph A. Boone
Kifah Hanna

Clair Obscur/Tereddüt by Yeşim Ustaoğlu
Zeynep Kurtuluş Korkman

Response to Abdelkader Cheref Review of Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices Against ViolenceJournal of Middle East Women’s Studies 13:3 (November 2017): 438-441.
Brinda Mehta

Third Space

Art Concept
Suhair Sibai and Frances S. Hasso 

I Am My Own Guardian: Reflections on Resistance Art
Saffaa Hassanein

Making Mr. Gay Syria in Istanbul
Ayşe Toprak

Wonder Woman: Goddess of Fictional and Actual Wars
Salam Al-Mahadin

The Egyptian General Directorate for Protecting Public Morality: Purveyors and Guardians of Penetrating Masculinity
Dalia Abd Elhameed

Pembe Caretta: LGBT Rights-Claiming in Antalya, Turkey
Bihter Tomen

In Loving Memory: Reflections on Dr. Rula Quawas
Diya Abdo and Nadia Yaqub