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Reeds from Red Lips – Dr. Pamela Chrabieh (American University in Dubai News)

AUD School of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies Dr. Pamela Chrabieh has recently edited and published a book entitled Reeds from Red Lips on Arts and Gender in Southwestern Asia. The book includes diverse stories told through poetry and prose in English, French, Modern Standard Arabic and Lebanese, and encompasses a [...]

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Reeds from Red Lips Book – Meet our Authors!

The Reeds from Red Lips book includes diverse stories from Southwestern Asia (Middle East) on arts and gender – stories told through poetry and prose in English, French, Modern Standard Arabic and Lebanese, and through a selection of conceptual photography artworks, digital visuals, cartoons and paintings. ——————————– Featured Authors and Artists: Dr. Pamela Chrabieh | [...]

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Reeds from Red Lips: a new book on Gender and Arts in Southwestern Asia

What influence does gender have on art production in nowadays Southwestern Asia? Does gender embody everyday life experiences, including the artistic experience? Are gendered spaces of the region Orientalized, demystified, or both? Are bodies, especially women bodies, described asexualized, passive and silent? Do local authors and artists living in diaspora reproduce totalizing or essentialist tendencies? [...]

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لنخرج في ليل المرأة

أعطني يدك افتح هذا الباب الأزرق وخض معي في مشاعل المدينة محارق تضحى صخوراً وأحلام لا تعرفها اليقظة إلّا في سواقي مَنَوية  تُقِلّ سفنُها الممحية الرجال نحو كوادر الليل الفاسقة   أعطني يدك فلنشهد التاريخ نسرق لحظاته الأخيرة تلهث هذيان العاطفة تقلّد الزهور القاتمة في حقول العدل المحروقة تشتمها الشمس ويتفاداها القمر   تعال معي [...]

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جسد امرأة ثائر

آه، هذا الجسد الثائر يضع ويخسر حدوده يسامر خسائر البشر تحدّثه وتغتصب ساعاته تقتله وتحولّه أياما دون أيام   هذا الجسد الحائر يدور ويدور يحاكي فيوض الدماء الّتي تهجر كيانه يبكيها وتحوي رسائله تزدري العالم وألوانه تأوي أوغاده وأنذاله تحضنهم فتحضن نفسها وتتملّق   جسد يداه تمسكان بالثلوج تداعبان زوال الحياة في خضّم شرائع الكذب [...]

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Flowers on the Earth

Flowers on the Earth Women are born… We are born to a world of diamonds and gold… oppression, suppression, segregation, prejudice, control…….domination. As women, we are pushed, shoved, tricked, swindled, abused, used, entertained, pacified…harnessed. Pulled, prodded, bought, sold, exchanged, manipulated, followed, forgotten…..stolen. We are paid less, we work more, and we run the worlds of [...]

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