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Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Denis M. Provencher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383001
eISBN:
9781786944405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383001.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book investigates the lives and stories of queer Maghrebi and Maghrebi French men who moved to or grew up in contemporary France. It combines original French language data from my ethnographic ... More


Decolonization and Migration: Constructing the North African Jew

Maud S. Mandel

in Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691125817
eISBN:
9781400848584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691125817.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter builds on the link between French colonial policies and Muslim–Jewish relations in the metropole by tracing how decolonization throughout North Africa changed the way a diverse set of ... More


El Alamein and the Struggle for North Africa: International Perspectives from the Twenty-first Century

Jill Edwards (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165818
eISBN:
9781617971297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165818.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This new collection of studies presents fresh insights into a war fought over unusually difficult terrain and with exceptional supply demands. From the ongoing Italian geomorphic study of the Alamein ... More


Only Muslim: Embodying Islam in Twentieth-Century France

Naomi Davidson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450914
eISBN:
9780801465697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450914.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The French state has long had a troubled relationship with its diverse Muslim populations. This book traces this turbulence to the 1920s and 1930s, when North Africans first immigrated to French ... More


Bishops Where No Bishops Should Be: The Phenomenon of the Rural Bishopric

Leslie Dossey

in Peasant and Empire in Christian North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254398
eISBN:
9780520947771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254398.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter describes the diffusion of bishops, who were ordained to the major cities in the third century, and by the fourth and fifth centuries presided over estates and villages in Byzacena and ... More


Introduction

Éric Rebillard

in Christians and Their Many Identities in Late Antiquity, North Africa, 200-450 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451423
eISBN:
9780801465994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451423.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter first outlines the theoretical considerations that inform the present study of North African Christians between the end of the second century and the middle of the fifth ... More


Persecution and the Limitsof Religious Allegiance

Éric Rebillard

in Christians and Their Many Identities in Late Antiquity, North Africa, 200-450 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451423
eISBN:
9780801465994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451423.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter attempts to evaluate the degree of groupness associated with the category “Christians.” It moves from an analysis of when and how Christianness mattered at the level of the individual to ... More


<i>Queer Maghrebi French</i>: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Denis M. Provencher

in Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383001
eISBN:
9781786944405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383001.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The introduction situates this project within the broader scholarship in French and Francophone Studies, post-colonial, diaspora and migration studies, gender and women’s studies, LGBT studies and ... More


2Fik’s <i>Coming out à l’orientale</i> and “Coming out” of France

Denis M. Provencher

in Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383001
eISBN:
9781786944405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383001.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, I present and analyze photographer and performance artist “2Fik” (pronounced “Toufik”), one of the Maghrebi French interlocutors from my fieldwork.I situate 2Fik as the first case ... More


Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed’s Universal Performance of French Citizenship and Muslim Brotherhood

Denis M. Provencher

in Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383001
eISBN:
9781786944405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383001.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, I present the life and work of Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed, who is the founder of three non-profit associations over the past several years: Les Enfants du Sida (2006), Homosexuels ... More


Abdellah Taïa’s Queer Moroccan Family and Transmission of <i>Baraka</i>

Denis M. Provencher

in Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383001
eISBN:
9781786944405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383001.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, I conduct an analysis of language, temporalities, transfiliations, and baraka (meaning “luck,” “chance,” “blessings” or what I’ll call “knowledge”) in the life and work of Abdellah ... More


Mehdi Ben Attia’s Family Ties, Temporalities, and Revolutionary Figures

Denis M. Provencher

in Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383001
eISBN:
9781786944405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383001.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, I conduct an analysis of language, temporalities, and transfiliations in the life and cinematic work of Mehdi Ben Attia, the first Tunisian screenwriter and director to depict a ... More


Nacir, Tahar, and Farid: Identification, Disidentification, and Impossible Citizenship

Denis M. Provencher

in Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383001
eISBN:
9781786944405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383001.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

I complete this study in this final chapter by turning to conversations with working-class and middle-class men I first met online through social media and chat sites during my six years of ... More


<i>Queer Maghrebi French</i>: Flexible Language and Activism

Denis M. Provencher

in Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383001
eISBN:
9781786944405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383001.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, I provide a synthesis of the different categories of queer Maghrebi and Maghrebi French subjects we have seen throughout the chapters -- those who are French born or émigrés, those ... More


Raja Amari (Tunisia)

Roy Armes

in African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on filmmaker Raja Amari. Amari was born into a middle-class family in Tunis in 1971. She studied French literature and civilisation at the University of Tunis I, before going on ... More


The Social Scientific Study of Jewry: Sources, Approaches, Debates

Uzi Rebhun (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199363490
eISBN:
9780190254650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199363490.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book focuses on how Jewry has been studied in the social science disciplines. It discusses sources, approaches, and debates in the complementary fields of demography, sociology, economics, and ... More


Unmasking Family Values in Franco's African Colonies

Susan Martin-Marquez

in Disorientations: Spanish Colonialism in Africa and the Performance of Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125207
eISBN:
9780300152524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125207.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores how the Franco regime depicted the North African Muslims as allies in their struggle for justice. This political thought has placed a parallel to the Spanish Reconquest, and ... More


The War in North Africa, 1940–43: An Overview of the Role of the Union of South Africa

James Jacobs

in El Alamein and the Struggle for North Africa: International Perspectives from the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165818
eISBN:
9781617971297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165818.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In comparison to other countries, the South African contribution to the war in North Africa was small, making the country's role to be part of a larger team. But during the most crucial battle of ... More


Arab Athleticism and the Exoticization of the American Dream, 1870–1920

Susan Nance

in How the Arabian Nights Inspired the American Dream 1791–1935

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832745
eISBN:
9781469605784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894057_nance.8
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses how foreign-born people added personae of Eastern athleticism to the American repertoire after 1900. It describes the North African and Syrian men who fared best in getting ... More


Diplomatic Divergence

Joshua M. White

in Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602526
eISBN:
9781503603929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602526.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the political and religious-legal challenge that North African corsairs posed to the Ottoman treaty regime in a post–“Northern Invasion” Mediterranean, and explores the reasons ... More


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