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Session C4965 (Middle East Feminist and Queer Studies: State of the Field), 2017
How is new scholarship from Asia and Africa reshaping women, gender and sexuality studies? During the past four years, JMEWS has attracted a growing number of contributions from outside the Euro-American zone. Arab, Iranian, Kurdish, Turkish and Chinese scholars are bringing crucial perspectives to the study of women, gender and sexuality in the Middle East that tended to be dominated by Western scholarship.