Why does gender seem so unstable in the report? With force and brio, the brilliant Fedwa Malti-Douglas tells us why. Prices are subject to change without notice. About the Book In Medicines of the Soul, the autobiographical writings of three leading women in today's Islamic revival movement reveal dramatic stories of religious transformation. Malti-Douglas is currently a professor emeritus at Indiana University Bloomington and the Martha C. Stimpson, Director, MacArthur Fellows Program: I read The Starr Report with horrified fascination. Retrieved 2018-12-30 — via Newspapers.
Among many honors, Malti-Douglas was elected to the American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the country, in 2004. In 2008, Malti-Douglas edited the comprehensive reference book, The Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, which cover topics about sex and through the fields of psychology, sociology, biology, religion and history. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. Her deft cultural and textual analysis will give her readers lasting insight as well as immediate pleasure. She received a in 2015. Among her previous publications are Woman's Body, Woman's Word: Gender and Discourse in Arabo-Islamic Writing 1991 , Men, Women, and God s : Nawal El Saadawi and Arab Feminist Poetics California, 1995 , and a novel, Hisland: Adventures in Ac-Ac-Ademe 1998. Combining textual analysis and biography Fedwa Malti-Douglas opens new vistas in understanding Islamist women and gender relations in contemporary Islam.
Fedwa Malti-Douglas reveals how The Starr Report exposed the cultural tendencies, desires, and taboos of Americans while it disrobed the most powerful man in the world. She is currently a professor emeritus at. Stripped bare, the body of The Starr Report is very, disturbingly American. She learned to become fluent in English and when she attended , she started taking. Her most recent book is The Starr Report Disrobed 2000.
Malti-Douglas was awarded a in 2015. About the Author Fedwa Malti-Douglas is the Martha C. Other Titles: Disrobed Responsibility: Fedwa Malti-Douglas. Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online. Stimpson, Director, MacArthur Fellows Program Read more. What does the report imply about American values when it repeatedly points to the dates on which trysts occurred? Patricia Meyer Spacks, author of Advocacy in the Classroom: Writing with wit, verve, and sharp perception, Fedwa Malti-Douglas provides fresh ways of understanding the Starr Report in relation to lasting issues of gender relations, narrative technique, and attitudes toward the body.
It is a needed contribution to the interpretation of the born-again phenomenon as expressed by female figures emerging from Islamic context where so far women are subjects talked about more than the subjects talking. I have always felt that life is learning. Her primary education took place at boarding schools and at age 12, she emigrated to the United States. In The Star Report Disrobed 2000 , Malti-Douglas deconstructs the issues surrounding the from a feminist perspective. Kraft Professor of Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University, where she is also professor of gender studies and comparative literature. The writing is opaque throughout, a pastiche of Derrida critiquing Dreiser, and many passages progressively lose meaning: ''The multiplicity of narratives swirling around the Clinton-Lewinsky relationship when compounded by the 'his' and 'hers' variants on these narratives alters that hidden narrative of desire.
In 2004, she was inducted into the. Her deft cultural and textual analysis will give her readers lasting insight as well as immediate pleasure. Kraft Emerita Professor of Humanities in the Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences, has been by President Barack Obama in recognition of her scholarly work, notably her contributions to the study of Arabic literature and the Middle East. Fedwa Malti-Douglas born 1946 is a professor and writer. With force and brio, the brilliant Fedwa Malti-Douglas tells us why. . More often, however, she unearths deconstructionist truffles: modalities of encounters, texts of obsession and certain ''geographies of lust'' that ''englobe'' Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Presently, I am completing a memoir and am beginning a new novel, my third. The book was nominated for a. Unveiling the political and ideological implications of the report's relentless pursuit of corporeal and prurient detail, Malti-Douglas underscores the document's ground-breaking nature—both for its legal and cultural content. Archived from on 31 December 2018. The ceremony will be live streamed at.
Her deft cultural and textual analysis will give her readers lasting insight as well as immediate pleasure. Starr's influential and historic work, she reveals how The Starr Report exposed the cultural tendencies, desires, and taboos of Americans while it disrobed the most powerful man in the world. She has published numerous scholarly books, as well as a satirical novel, Hisland: Adventures in Ac-Ac-ademe. Esposito, University Professor, Georgetown University. She began her career as a medievalist before turning her attention to contemporary Middle East and North Africa, later broadening her research area to include Europe, Latin America and the United States.
One comes to know these women well, and to care about them. What does the report imply about American values when it repeatedly points to the dates on which trysts occurred? Malti-Douglas has written several books, including The Star Report Disrobed 2000 which was nominated for a. Kraft Professor of Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University, Bloomington. Reviews Henry Louis Gates Jr. Douglas Arab Comic Strips: Politics of an Emerging Mass Culture, 1994; Men, Women, and God s : Nawal El Saadawi and Arab Feminist Poetics, 1995; Hisland: Adventures in Ac-Ac-Academe, 1998; The Starr Report Disrobed, 2000; Medicines of the Soul: Female Bodies and Sacred Geographies in a Transitional Islam, 2001. American born Lebanon , b. Starr's influential and historic work, she reveals how The Starr Report exposed the cultural tendencies, desires, and taboos of Americans while it disrobed the most powerful man in the world.
Stripped bare, the body of The Starr Report is very, disturbingly American. Kraft Professor of Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences. I was often deeply moved, and I was also often moved to laughter by the zany Marx Brothers—like collisions between the registers of East and West, or medicine and religion, or just between the wits of these gutsy, self-aware women and the flat-footed male establishment. Retrieved 2018-12-31 — via Newspapers. Malti-Douglas wrote the second English language examination of the work of in 1995.