It has been quite some time since we had a dialogue in this format, and I welcome the chance to do it again. How are you? Not writing you as often is unhealthy for my soul. Lately, I have been thinking a lot about the topic we so often used to discuss when I lived in Chicago – about a non-Arab woman doing research on Arab women. I know we covered so much ground on this topic, but being back in graduate school makes these questions more prevalent, frustrating and at times, painful. Shall I demonstrate what I mean?