- Orkideh Behrouzan
"Exploring the narrativization of suffering" -Landmark discussions on Trauma in Middle East Studies
A landmark issue of Middle East Topics and Arguments came out this week. Issue 11 on the topic of Trauma is a well-timed and essential opening into the field of Middle East Studies that engages a broad and interdisciplinary conversation " exploring the narrativization of suffering."
Issue editors Stephan Millich and Lamia Moghnieh have curated a wide ranging conversation that includes two articles by the Beyond Trauma Project team:
No More “Eloquent Silence”: Narratives of Occupation, Civil War, and Intifada Write Everyday Violence and Challenge Trauma Theory
Ruptures and Their Afterlife: A Cultural Critique of Trauma
Hear more about the journal issue from the editors, through their introduction Trauma: Social Realities and Cultural Texts. The journal is open access.