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We Are Iraqis: Aesthetics and Politics in a Time of War

edited by Nadje Al-Ali and Deborah Al-Najjar
Format
Book
Published
Syracuse : Syracuse University Press, [2013]
Edition
First Edition
Language
English
Series
Contemporary Issues in the Middle East
ISBN
9780815633013 (cloth : alk. paper), 0815633017 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • What every driver must know / Alise Alousi
  • Bifurcations of Iraq's visual culture / Nada Shabout
  • A barbarian in Rome: excerpts from a diary / Sinan Antoon
  • Putting contemporary Iraqi art on the map: a conversation with Maysaloun Faraj / Nadje Al-Ali
  • The assassination of Iraqi academic life: a personal testimony / Saad N. Jawad
  • My own private Munich / Dahlia Petrus
  • Hassan Abdulrazzak: a selection / Hassan Abdulrazzak
  • Reframing Sunni and Shii discussions / Yara Badday
  • Invisible mirror: aggression and the thumb-generation response / Wafaa Bilal
  • Iraq: a long phantasmagorical dream for those who are not part of the new capitalism or retired communism / Ali Bader
  • Migratory sacred spaces: (re)creating ʻAshūrāʼ
  • Dena Al-Adeeb
  • Liberal mass media (mis)communication and Iraqi (dis)connections / Celia Shallal
  • Sophisticated ways: destruction of an ancient city / Nadje Al-Ali
  • My trips to the unknown / Maki Al Nazzal
  • A tale of two exiles / Sama Alshaibi
  • 1001 nights / Jananne Al-Ani
  • Arab-Jews, diasporas, and multicultural feminism: a conversation with Ella Habiba Shohat / Evelyn Azeeza Alsultany
  • A film-training project for young Iraqis / Maysoon Pachachi
  • Lyrical resistance: the example of Saadi Youssef / Ferial J. Ghazoul
  • Larsa / Dunya Mikhail
  • Ur's echo: cosmopolitans and radical loss / Rashad Salim
  • Identity of the numbers / Irada Al-Jabbouri.
Description
xl, 266 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-266).
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