Arab Women in Diaspora: between social liminality, ethnic invisibility and gender marginality. A case study of Fadia Faqir's 'My name is Salma' 4 de feb. de 2015

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Arab Women in Diaspora: between social liminality, ethnic invisibility and gender marginality. A case study of Fadia Faqir's 'My name is Salma'

Over the last years, researchers’ concerns about what academic materials are indeed worthy of attention and how have been on the rise. In connection with this, the way in which we define notions such as “centre”, “periphery”, “normative” or “normal”, needs to be thoroughly addressed so as to better reflect on research practices and results nowadays. Taking into account the recent introduction of concepts like liminality, we’d like to address precisely what we understand by “liminal”. Furthermore, how do ideas of authority, usage and intention shape our conception of the aforementioned topics?

Presenta: Feidhlim Hanrahan
Relator/a: Dalal Sarnou

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