Forthcoming Issue

Volume 14 · Number 1 · March 2018


Editorial Introduction


“It Used to Be Forbidden:” Kurdish Women Singers and the Limits of Gaining Voice
Marlene Schäfers

Cruising Baghdad: Desire between Men in the 1930s Fiction of Dhu al-Nun Ayyub
Pelle Valentin Olsen

Aspirational Maternalism and the Making of the Mère Célibataire in Morocco
Jessica Newman

Review Essays

Sex and the Perils of Travelling Authors and Notions
Zeina G. Halabi

May the Weak be Helped! Accidental Camp and the Rehearsal of Irony in Rashid al-Daif
Sofian Merabet

Iranian Women in Focus at Tehran’s 2016 Fajr Film Festival
Kaveh Bassiri


Gender and Dance in Modern Iran: Biopolitics on Stage, by Ida Meftahi
Heather Rastovac Akbarzadeh

Women, Dance and Revolution: Performance and Protest in the Southern Mediterranean, by Rose Martin
Paromita Kar

Le Corps dans le roman des écrivaines syriennes contemporaines: Dire, écrire, inscrire la difference, by Martina Censi
Emily Drumsta

Third Space

Art Concept / Artist’s Concept Note / Editor’s Note
İz Öztat and Frances S. Hasso

Thinking Life, Death, and Solidarity Through Colonized Palestine: An Interview with Jasbir K. Puar
Kathryn Medien

Dissident Subjects: In Honor of miriam cooke

Thinking the Mediterranean with Lalla Maryama
Susan Slyomovics

Speculation, or Living in the Face of the Intolerable
Ranjana Khanna

Thinking Women, Feminism, and Islamic Identity through Bodies and Space in Turkey
Banu Gökarıksel

Islamic Feminism between Islam and Islamophobia
Hina Azam

miriam cooke: A Pioneer of Middle East Women’s Studies
Suad Joseph

Keeping the Gates Open
Margot Badran

Reciprocal Transmission: My “Women and War” Journey with miriam cooke
Evelyne Accad

To Miriam
Maha Houssami