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Arena journal no.33/34

2009: Being Arab: Arabism and the Politics of Recognition

ARENA journal

Number Thirty-Three/Four, 2009

Contents

Introduction

Arabism Now Christopher Wise 1

Poems

Candles and Condolences: Who Gave you Injection? Aisha Khawaja Razem 16

Arab Identity and Political Recognition

Arabness: Between Life and Death Hala Abu Taleb 21
Black, Jew, Arab: Postscript to The Wretched of the Earth Ella Shohat 32
Identity: On Recognition and Nation Diana AbuJaber 61
Displacement: In Cities of the Unrecognized Paul James 64

Arabism and Diasporic Voices

Diasporic Thinking: Between Babel and Babylon Ella Shohat in conversation with Christian Höller 90
Diasporic Visions: Al Andalus in the German-Jewish Imaginary Ned Curthoys 110
Democratic Potentials: Bish Arabism in Israel–Palestine Matthew Jess Atwood 139

Arabism and Nationalism

Arab Nationalism after Iraq Gilbert Achcar in conversation with Christopher Wise 159
Arab Nationalism and Islam at the Crossroads Jamal R. Nassar 175
Encountering Pan-Arab Nationalism: A Culture War Ralph Coury 185

Arabism and Africa

Afrabia: From Divergence to Afro–Arab Convergence Ali A. Mazrui 222
Taboo Racism: The Mouride Perspective on Arabism Fallou Ngom 236
Arabism and Jihad in the Sahel Christopher Wise 254

Notes on Contributors

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