Women in the Performing Arts - Fall 2008 - Issues 122-123

Table of Contents


Editorial


Women in the Performing Arts 3-6
Mona Knio  
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Files


North Africa’s Performing Women: Notes from the Field 8-16
Laura Chakravarty Box  
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Stage Directors in the Rehearsal Room: Degendered Bodies in a Degendered Workplace 17-23
Sahar Assaf  
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Faten Hamama and Hind Rustom: Stars from Different Heavens 24-31
Jean Said Makdissi  
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The “New Woman” of the Interwar Period: Performance, Identity, and Performative Act of Everyday Life in Egypt and Iran 32-41
Fakhri Hagghani  
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Umm Kulthum: A Legend or a Story of Will! 42-47
Hind Soufi-Assaf  
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Tomorrow You Will See How Beautiful Our Home Is 48-52
Hassan Kassab-Hassan  
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Sunset Boulevard By Way of Wadi Shahrour: A Psychological Profile of Our National Norma Desmond 53-58
Ahmad Oueini  
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Alone With Them All 59-63
Lina Abiad  
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Kamilya Jubran’s Solo Journey: Lemon by Lemon and Cigarette by Cigarette 64-66
Amy Khoury  
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Performing the Body: Haifa Wehbi in the becoming 67-70
Zena Meskaoui  
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Hakawati Freestyle 71-77
Laila Debs  
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Finding ‘a now’ to Inhabit: Between the Performative in life and Professional Practice 78-83
Lina Issa  
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Performance & I 84-87
Marya Kazoun  
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Fear and Laughing in the Occupied Territories: Comedienne Maysoon Zayid Transforms Lives 88-89
Dalila Mahdawi  
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Roundtable


Roundtable on Women in the Performing Arts 90-96
Lebanese American University  
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Time Goes One Way - Against the Classification of Arts 97-100
Joelle Khoury  
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Mai Ghoussoub: A Passion for Expression 101-103
Afaf Shawwa  
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Aqbal Al-Khayr: The First Women Only Play in Saudi Arabia 104-106
Noura Sakkaf  
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Khayaal Theater Company: Introducing Muslim Theater to Europe 107-109
Yasmine Dabbous  
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Book Reviews


Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject / Women’s Rights and Islamic Family Law: Perspectives on Reform 110-114
Max Weiss, Najla Hamadeh  
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Women’s Voices in Middle East Museums: Case Studies in Jordan / Dreaming of Change: Young Middle-Class Women and Social Transformation in Jordan 115-121
Shelagh Weir, Lucine Taminian, Feisal Yunis  
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Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East 122-124
Kevin Taylor  
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News


Conference on: “The Status of Gender Research in Denmark and the Arab Region” - January 14-16, 2008 125
Lebanese American University  
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International Women’s Day: A Tribute to Mai Ghoussoub - March 6, 2008 126
Lebanese American University  
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Lecture: “Let Women Rule” - June 20, 2008 / Dream She Is: Monodrama for a Woman’s Voice - July 12 & 13, 2008 127
Lebanese American University  
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Lebanese Women Demand Parliamentary Quota - September 23, 2008 128
Lebanese American University  
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