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Going Online: Saudi Female Intellectual Preachers in the New Media

Laila Makboul

in Muslim Preaching in the Middle East and Beyond: Historical and Contemporary Case Studies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467476
eISBN:
9781474491204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467476.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the phenomenon of female intellectual preachers (dāʿiyāt muthaqqafāt) in Saudi Arabia, their engagement in the new media and by extension their participation in the public ... More


The Duty of the True Race Woman

Brittney C. Cooper

in Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040993
eISBN:
9780252099540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040993.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

What does it mean and what has it meant to be a Black female intellectual? What does it mean to be a race woman? When and where are the sites of race women’s becoming? Brittney Cooper argues that to ... More


What Men Could Learn from Women

Jan R. Stenger

in Education in Late Antiquity: Challenges, Dynamism, and Reinterpretation, 300-550 CE

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198869788
eISBN:
9780191912481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869788.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter addresses the relationship between education and gender in late antique literature. It deals with the strong presence of women intellectuals in the discourse on learning and formation. ... More


Wharton’s Italian Women: “My Beloved Romola”

Rita Bode

in Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062815
eISBN:
9780813051772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062815.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 4 examines Wharton’s first novel, the historical fiction The Valley of Decision, in the context of Wharton’s knowledge of and appreciation for Italy that began with her family’s European ... More


Conclusion

Natalie Naimark-Goldberg

in Jewish Women in Enlightenment Berlin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113539
eISBN:
9781800340473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113539.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter explains that by listening to female voices rather than focusing exclusively on male historical sources, it has been possible to show that the enlightened Jewish women ... More


Hijabis as Purveyors of Muslim Cosmopolitanism

Khairudin Aljunied

in Muslim Cosmopolitanism: Southeast Asian Islam in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474408882
eISBN:
9781474430432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408882.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter argues that women have contributed extensively to the promotion of gender cosmopolitanism in Southeast Asia. It showcases hijab activists as well as female intellectuals and their ... More


Cairo Wedding

in Mongrels or Marvels: The Levantine Writings of Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769532
eISBN:
9780804777889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769532.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This short story, written by Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff, focuses on a wedding, to show how female intellectuals like Jacqueline herself dealt with the pressure to conform in 1930s Egypt, and also ... More


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