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Milwaukee, WI 53233
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Dr. Enaya Othman is Assistant Professor at Marquette University. She is the founder of Arab and Muslim Women’s Research and Resource Institute, AMWRRI and she serves as the President of AMWRRI Board of Directors.
Ph.D. 2009; Marquette University
Her research interest focuses on Arab and Muslim feminism, immigration, cultural encounter in colonial and diaspora contexts.
She developed and acted as the principle organizer of the Milwaukee Public Museum exhibit: “Beyond the Veil: Dress, Identity and Tradition Through the Eyes of the Muslim and Arab Women of Greater Milwaukee.” She also developed and acted as the principle organizer of the Milwaukee Public Museum exhibit: “Beyond the Veil: Dress, Identity and Tradition Through the Eyes of the Muslim and Arab Women of Greater Milwaukee.”
Negotiating Palestinian Womanhood: Encounters Between Palestinian Women and American Missionaries, 1880s-1940s, September 2016 (Lexington, Rowman and Littlefield Press).
“Muslim Women in the Diaspora: Shaping Lives and Negotiating Their Marriages” In World of Diasporas: Different Perceptions on the Concept of Diaspora, edited by Harjinder Singh Majhail and Sinan Dogan. 111-123. Leiden: Brill, Dec. 2018.
“Deconstructing the Dogma of Domesticity: Quaker Education and Nationalism in British Mandate Palestine,” The Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, John Hopkins University Press, vol. 19 no. 1, 2018, (Spring 2018): 1-23
Encyclopedia Entry: “The Arab World Fest in Milwaukee,” in the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee (EMKE), June 2017.
“Strategies of Recognition’ and Palestinian Immigrant Women’s Cultural Dress:
Forging Communities and Negotiating Power Relations.” University of Leicester press, Journal of New Middle East Studies, 5 (2015): 1-15.
“Building a community Among Early Arab Immigrants in Milwaukee, 1890s-1960s,” Wisconsin Magazine of History, Vol., 96, No. 4, (Summer, 2013), pp. 38-49 .
“Meeting at Middle Ground: American Quaker Women’s Two Palestinian Encounters,” Jerusalem Quarterly, No. 50 (Summer 2012), pp. 47-65.
“Muslim fashion: contemporary Style Cultures,” Ethnic and Racial Studies, Vol. 40 No. 8(Feb,2017), pp. 1377-1379
Book Manuscript in Progress: Arranging Marriages: Palestinian Women Transforming Gender Boundaries.
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