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The Literatures Of Anticolonial Insurgency--Table Of Contents, Rebecca Gould 2016 Yale-NUS College

The Literatures Of Anticolonial Insurgency--Table Of Contents, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

No abstract provided.


Reflections On Turkey’S Parliamentary Elections Of 2015, Muqtedar Khan 2015 University of Delaware

Reflections On Turkey’S Parliamentary Elections Of 2015, Muqtedar Khan

Muqtedar Khan

The essay reflects on the elections outcome in turkey in 2015.


Ritual Embodiment: The Body Remembers Through Ritual, Ayesha Mohyuddin 2015 Washington University in St Louis

Ritual Embodiment: The Body Remembers Through Ritual, Ayesha Mohyuddin

Undergraduate Theses—Unrestricted

Ritual externalizes religious belief through physical embodiment and codified performance that allows it to be shared through a community. In a post 9/11 American society where Muslims are subject to increased scrutiny,. In a secular society that regulates religion to the private sphere so as not to conflict with the identity of the state, externalized religious identity can become problematic, especially as a Muslim living in post 9/11 United States. Ritual thenritual becomes a way to otherize a community based on shared practices. an identity under increased scrutiny. However, looking beyond the framework that the specific rules of ...


Political Islamism In Tunisia: A History Of Repression And A Complex Forum For Potential Change, Sarah R. Louden 2015 University of Illinois at Chicago

Political Islamism In Tunisia: A History Of Repression And A Complex Forum For Potential Change, Sarah R. Louden

Mathal

This paper argues that the growth and legalization of Political Islamism in Tunisia will naturally hinder the contemporary influence of violent extremism, leading to partnership and inclusion within a Democratic government. The basis for this claim rests on the idea that the condemnation and repression of Political Islamism in Tunisia historically backfired and led to the further underground radicalization of Tunisians, along with scores of human rights abuses by authorities. Specifically, this essay will focus on the moderate Islamist party Ennahda, the Salafist party Ansar al-Sharia, and their complex relationship to each other as well as to domestic and regional ...


Lost In Translation? Found In Translation? Neither? Both?, Esther Allen, Mary Ann Caws, Peter Constantine, Edith Grossman, Nancy Kline, Burton Pike, Damion Searls, Karen Van Dyck, Alyson Waters, Roger Celestin, Charles LeBel 2015 City University of New York

Lost In Translation? Found In Translation? Neither? Both?, Esther Allen, Mary Ann Caws, Peter Constantine, Edith Grossman, Nancy Kline, Burton Pike, Damion Searls, Karen Van Dyck, Alyson Waters, Roger Celestin, Charles Lebel

The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal

Translation specialists Esther Allen, Mary Ann Caws, Peter Constantine, Edith Grossman, Nancy Kline, Burton Pike, Damion Searls, Karen Van Dyck and Alyson Waters respond to the TQC question:

“Lost in translation”; “Found in translation”: Are these just useless commonplaces or are they indicative of something relevant to your own practice?


The Movie Mogul, Moses And Muslims: Islamic Elements In Cecil B. Demille’S The Ten Commandments (1956), Michael D. Calabria OFM 2015 St. Bonaventure University

The Movie Mogul, Moses And Muslims: Islamic Elements In Cecil B. Demille’S The Ten Commandments (1956), Michael D. Calabria Ofm

Journal of Religion & Film

Cecil B. DeMille’s 1956 film, The Ten Commandments, has come to define the genre of the biblical epic. It has earned a permanent place in American culture due to its annual airing on television during the Easter and Passover holidays. Most viewers are unaware, however, that DeMille had sought to make a film that would appeal to Jews, Christians and Muslims at a time when their common Abrahamic ancestry had yet to be articulated, and interreligious dialogue was all but unheard of. To this end, Henry Noerdlinger, DeMille’s researcher for the film, consulted the Qur’an, and screenwriters ...


Undoing The Claim Of Objectivity: Contradictions At The Heart Of Bergtji Van Der Haak, Saudi Solutions (2005), Anisa Saeed Mohammed Nasser 2015 Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University

Undoing The Claim Of Objectivity: Contradictions At The Heart Of Bergtji Van Der Haak, Saudi Solutions (2005), Anisa Saeed Mohammed Nasser

Journal of Religion & Film

This paper is a study of Bergtji van der Haak, Saudi Solutions (2005). It attempts to question Bergtji van der Haak’s claim of “objective” depiction of Saudi women’s “reality,” as well as the claim of portraying Saudi women through their perspectives as stated in the opening scene. The premise is that the editing strives to undercut the very views of the women that the film is claiming to present, and in the process it duplicates some of the very mechanisms of oppression that the film is denouncing. The documentary’s attempt at ‘subalternizing’ and diminishing Saudi women discloses ...


Iranian Women, Iranian Cinema: Negotiating With Ideology And Tradition, Najmeh Moradiyan Rizi 2015 University of Kansas

Iranian Women, Iranian Cinema: Negotiating With Ideology And Tradition, Najmeh Moradiyan Rizi

Journal of Religion & Film

Throughout the ruptures of Iran’s history, Iranian women have been at the core of any social and political changes and challenges. In this historical context, Iranian women’s body, sexuality, and individuality have been confined within the constitution of religion and tradition. In recent years, however, the new generation of Iranian women is negotiating the notions of femininity, sexuality, and modernity in Iran’s society. Along with this negotiation, Iranian cinema, as the visual showcase of Iranian culture and society, has recently represented an unprecedented portrayal of Iranian women on the screen. This portrayal stems from the gender consciousness ...


Poetry And The Arab Spring, George A. Simon 2015 City University of New York, Graduate Center

Poetry And The Arab Spring, George A. Simon

Dissertations and Theses, 2014-Present

Abstract: In 2010-11 the world saw the rise of the Arab Spring, a series of uprisings across the Arab world. These uprisings were attempts by the Arab peoples to over throw their governments and bring freedom and change to their societies in order to live in dignity and grace. These populist uprisings produced powerful poetry focusing on the corruption of Arab governments and the rampant economic and social problems faced by the youth of the Arab world. In the following work I have chosen a number of Arabic poems which I translated and analyzed in order to see the relation ...


Usefulness And Methods Of Optimization Of Stundard Typing In Writing Wikimedia Projects In Tunisian Arabic In Order To Use It For The Popularization Of Science Purposes, Houcemeddine A. Turki 2015 University of Sfax, Tunisia

Usefulness And Methods Of Optimization Of Stundard Typing In Writing Wikimedia Projects In Tunisian Arabic In Order To Use It For The Popularization Of Science Purposes, Houcemeddine A. Turki

Houcemeddine A Turki

In the purpose of Wikimedia Foundation to make Science as popular as possible, it allows its contributors to create WikiProjects in Regional Languages and Dialects. However, many Wikimedia non-European Dialectal Projects had been blocked because of the lack of Fit of these Dialectal Projects to the Current Adopted Use of Latin Letters, Projects in Tunisian Arabic are examples of this main problem. After a statistical process, it is seen that there is a Darwinian Explanation for the evolution of Dialectal Languages all over the world and as the Arabic Countries are close to Rome in Italy, the original city of ...


My Travels In The Holy Land, Bud Robinson 2015 Asbury Theological Seminary

My Travels In The Holy Land, Bud Robinson

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.


Ijtihād Against Madhhab: Legal Hybridity And The Meanings Of Modernity In Early Modern Daghestan, Rebecca Gould 2015 Yale-NUS College

Ijtihād Against Madhhab: Legal Hybridity And The Meanings Of Modernity In Early Modern Daghestan, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

No abstract provided.


“The Geographies Of 'Ajam: The Circulation Of Persian Poetry From South Asia To The Caucasus”, Rebecca Gould 2015 Yale-NUS College

“The Geographies Of 'Ajam: The Circulation Of Persian Poetry From South Asia To The Caucasus”, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

No abstract provided.


“Form Without A Home: On Translating The Indo-Persian Radīf”, Rebecca Gould 2015 Yale-NUS College

“Form Without A Home: On Translating The Indo-Persian Radīf”, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

No abstract provided.


Saudi Arabia Without Oil: Looking To Renaissance Florence To Determine The Potential Role Of Social Capital In Supplanting Rentierism, Allen Fordham 2015 University of Colorado, Boulder

Saudi Arabia Without Oil: Looking To Renaissance Florence To Determine The Potential Role Of Social Capital In Supplanting Rentierism, Allen Fordham

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Since the discovery of oil on the Peninsula in 1932, Saudi Arabian society has been fractured by societal changes. Petroleum revenue has enabled the Saud dynasty to engage in rentier policies and bypass traditional methods of wealth extraction, civic participation, and institutions to build social capital. But as new conditions render the rentier policies of the Saudi state unsustainable, socioeconomic institutions may again rise to political prominence. In Early Renaissance Florence, guilds gained control of the government in response to the inability of the old ruling class to respond to the new conditions of the late Middle Ages. The guilds ...


The Religious Imperative Of Confucianism, Samuel Davies 2015 University of Colorado, Boulder

The Religious Imperative Of Confucianism, Samuel Davies

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Confucianism prescribes for society an immensely rich, sophisticated, and utilitarian modality of social relationship. Not only has this served as China's social and political bedrock, but it has actually evolved from, and thus suggests, the deep religious dimensionality of Confucian thought. I aim to, through the medium of Confucianism, unveil the social entity of this religious dimension as an intuitive depth and unifying reciprocity which has since the dawn of civilization been preserved and expressed as the most quintessential aspect of human life.

With an exploratory dive into the farthest metaphysics that underlie the foundational Confucian society, the true ...


The Possibility Of Peace: Israeli Public Opinion And The Camp David Accords, Daniel L. Gerdes 2015 Hamline University

The Possibility Of Peace: Israeli Public Opinion And The Camp David Accords, Daniel L. Gerdes

Departmental Honors Projects

The Camp David Accords, September 5-17, 1978, were a momentous development in Middle East relations. For over 30 years Israel and her neighbors weathered periods of warfare and aggression, but when leaders from Egypt, Israel, and the United States descended on Camp David in the United States for two weeks of peace negotiations everything changed. Egyptian President Anwar al-Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin became the first leaders in the Middle East to negotiate peace after decades of war between the two countries. This research discerns the changes in Israeli public opinion on the peace process with Egypt that ...


Ngos Creatively Navigating Donor And Governmental Restrictions In The Middle East And North Africa, Jessica David 2015 University of New Hampshire - Main Campus

Ngos Creatively Navigating Donor And Governmental Restrictions In The Middle East And North Africa, Jessica David

Honors Theses

Local governments’ regulations and donor organizations’ requirements create political and financial restrictions for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). As a result NGOs in countries such as Egypt, Tunisia, and Morocco must become creative in the ways they develop and implement projects. In order to be efficient and successful, NGOs use different techniques including creative means to fund their programs, partnerships with outside organizations, and creative uses of their resources.

Many NGOs will find creative solutions to navigate these restrictions. Some of the solutions will be similar, while others will be completely unique. Yet despite ...


Iranian Islands?: Bahrain, Abu Masa, And The Tunbs In The Persian Gulf, Lucy Flamm 2015 Bard College

Iranian Islands?: Bahrain, Abu Masa, And The Tunbs In The Persian Gulf, Lucy Flamm

Senior Projects Spring 2015

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Social Studies of Bard College.


Love By Adnan Sadduk, Mirko M. Hall 2014 Converse College

Love By Adnan Sadduk, Mirko M. Hall

Transference

Translated from the Arabic with commentary by Mirko M. Hall.


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