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Transnational Feminisms and the Decolonisation of the History of Art

Ceren Özpinar and Mary Kelly (eds)

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses the aim and objectives of the volume by way of addressing the recent debates in the discipline of art history. The two main themes that comes through from this discussion are ... More


Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Ceren Özpınar and Mary Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today is set out to show what is beneath the surface, under the appearances of skin, body, colour and provenance, ... More


Hyphenated. Transnational Feminism in Contemporary Israeli Art: Between Mizrahi and Arab Identities

Tal Dekel (ed.)

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

The chapter discusses Jewish Israeli women immigrant artists through the case study of artist Jennifer Abesirra (b. 1984), an immigrant from France of Algerian origin. Abesirra's artworks stand as ... More


Introduction

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter provides an overview of social movements in the socio-cultural, economic, and political context of Hong Kong. It also draws on feminist and social movement scholarship to illustrate how ... More


Conclusion

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter reiterates the argument that relations among women activists are constructed, not only on the basis of difference, but on shared understandings and aspirations. Women's movements in Hong ... More


Speaking About or Speaking Nearby? Documentary Practice and Female Authorship in the Films Of Kim Longinotto

Rona Murray

in Female Authorship and the Documentary Image: Theory, Practice and Aesthetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419444
eISBN:
9781474444682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419444.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Kim Longinotto’s films are known for ‘their control of emotion, apparently combining a rallying cry against social oppression while still retaining an effective confessional intimacy’, according to ... More


Framing Violence: Resistance, Redemption, and Recuperative Strategies in I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem

Simone A. James Alexander

in African Diasporic Women's Narratives: Politics of Resistance, Survival, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049823
eISBN:
9780813050249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049823.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter recuperates the black female subject, Tituba, from obscurity, reinstating her and her story into the national discourse. Tituba's story is one of migration and repatriation. She ... More


Modes of Feminine Resistance and Testimony in the Wake of the Mudawana Reform and the Arab Uprisings: Contemporary Discourses of Contestation in Naïma Zitan’s Play Dialy and Fedwa Misk’s Webzine Qandisha

Naïma Hachad

in Revisionary Narratives: Moroccan Women's Auto/Biographical and Testimonial Acts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620221
eISBN:
9781789623710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620221.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Chapter 6 analyzes Qandisha, A Collaborative Feminine Magazwine, a webzine founded by Moroccan journalist and blogger Fedwa Misk in 2011 and Naïma Zitan’s Dialy (2012), a play in colloquial ... More


Carolle Bénitah’s Photo-Embroidery: Remembering, Reframing, Disfiguring, and Embellishing the Past

Naïma Hachad

in Revisionary Narratives: Moroccan Women's Auto/Biographical and Testimonial Acts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620221
eISBN:
9781789623710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620221.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In ‘L’enfance marocaine’ (2009), Carolle Bénitah scans, reframes, and embroiders over black and white family photographs from her childhood in Morocco in the 1960s and 1970s. Chapter 5, analyzes ... More


Counternarratives of Migration Law and Childbearing

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Two uses interview narratives and participant observation to suggest that Ireland’s immigration and asylum system is reactive, poorly planned, and exclusionary, making it virtually impossible ... More


Shift ing Boundaries through Discourses of Childbearing

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter One analyzes critical speeches delivered by the Minister for Justice, who is responsible for immigration policy, in which he characterizes women’s pregnancy as “evidence” of growing illegal ... More


Conclusion

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The Conclusion brings the book’s arguments together by reviewing how pregnancy became the basis for claiming that certain migrants were “illegal,” and then implementing laws and policies that ... More


Introduction

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The Introduction explains the book’s major arguments, the materials and methodologies that are used, and key historical and contextual information.


Reproductive Futurism and the Temporality of Migration Control

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Five analyzes the 2004 Citizenship Referendum, which ended the practice of automatically granting citizenship to any child born in Ireland. The Referendum was intended to stop immigration ... More


Baby Gives Birth to Parents: Direct Provision and Subject Formation

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Three analyzes how the social welfare system attempts to transform asylum-seeking migrants into dependent, demoralized, and impoverished subjects. That transformation facilitates the state’s ... More


From Childbearing to Multiple Sexuality and Migration Struggles

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 6 provides an overview of what happened to migrant parents with citizen children after the passage of the citizenship referendum, and then describes further conflicts over sexualities and ... More


Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Eithne Luibhéid

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book-length study explores the discursive construction of pregnant migrants in Ireland as paradigmatic figures of illegal immigration; the measures that were taken in response; and the cultural, ... More


The “Right to Life of the Unborn” and Migration Controls

Eithne Luibhéid

in Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Four centers on a Supreme Court decision involving a Nigerian asylum seeker who tried to avoid deportation by arguing that she was pregnant and the Irish Constitution promises to “defend and ... More


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