Four scholars of gender and women’s studies reflect on the challenges of teaching gender politics in the Middle East and North Africa.
Mahmoud Trawri dug into the thorny history of Black Africans and slavery in the Arabian Peninsula while writing Maymouna, published in 2001. The novel is still hard to find in Saudi Arabia.
As the global movement against racism grows, it’s time for the Arab world to look at similar racial discrimination in its midst.
As Covid-19 forces classes to go online, educators need to be more aware of the blind spots surrounding cultural norms that limit some Arab women’s ability to participate.
An exhibition in New York makes the case that Arab artists developed abstraction in parallel with Western achievements rather than as a derivative example of the genre.
The Saudi conceptual artist Filwa Nazer redefines herself in works that explore inner spaces and the “skins” people don to protect them.
Many of the most prominent Saudi women’s rights activists went on trial this week in a closed trial in Riyadh.
Nations recognize the importance of gender equality, yet neglect an academic discipline with tools to help achieve it, a scholar writes.
As some Arab countries try to wean themselves from oil and expand alternative energy development, Arab women could benefit. But they need support from corporations and universities.