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"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

Nora Parr


Ruptures and Their Afterlife: A Cultural Critique of Trauma

Orkideh Behrouzan


Hear more about the journal issue from the editors, through their introduction Trauma: Social Realities and Cultural Texts. The journal is open access.

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