Volume 36, Numbers 1 & 2, Spring/Summer 2008

Table of Contents

From: WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly

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Editors’ Note

pp. 10-12
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Introduction: Witness

pp. 13-27
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Part I - Articles

Configuring Narratives of Witness

The Things We Cannot Say: Witnessing the Trauma-tization of Abortion in the United States

pp. 28-41
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Nou Mande Jistis! (We Demand Justice!) : Reconstituting Community and Victimhood in Raboteau, Haiti

pp. 42-57
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Subversive Witnessing: Mediating Indigenous Testimony in Australian Cultural and Legal Institutions

pp. 58-75
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Family Model and Mystical Body: Witnessing Gender through Political Metaphor in the Early Modern Nation-State

pp. 76-91
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Graphic Narrative of Witness

The Texture of Retracing in Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis

pp. 92-110
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Drawing the Archive in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home

pp. 111-128
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Closing the Gap in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home

pp. 129-140
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Object Lessons

The Tile Stove

pp. 141-150
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Emmett Till’s Ring

pp. 151-161
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Family Hair Looms

pp. 162-168
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Transmissions

pp. 169-173
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The Knitting Lesson

pp. 174-180
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Fault Lines

pp. 181-187
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Acts of Witness

Everyday Atrocities and Ordinary Miracles, or Why I (Still) Bear Witness to Sexual Violence (But Not Too Often)

pp. 188-198
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“From the Mouth of the Raped Woman Rivka Schiff,” Kishinev, 1903

pp. 199-207
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Henya Pekelman: An Injured Witness of Socialist Zionist Settlement in Mandatory Palestine

pp. 208-213
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Capturing Creswell

pp. 214-220
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Bearing Witness to Birth

pp. 221-226
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Part II - Art

Daughter, Father, Fiction

The Day We Exist Again

pp. 227-235
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Remember the Time

pp. 236-248
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"What I Saw": Poetry of Witness

To Soldier

pp. 249-250
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De Septiembre, Capítulo 3 from September, Chapter 3

pp. 251-254
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Debris

p. 255
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What I Saw

pp. 256-257
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How Do Quilts Become Missing?

pp. 258-260
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“The Book of Hours ” And “ The Ways They Silence Women ”

pp. 261-264
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Part III - Feminist Classics: Judith Herman's Trauma and Recovery

Looking Back / Looking Forward

pp. 265-268
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Revisiting Trauma and Recovery

pp. 269-271
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Trauma and Research: Bearing Responsibility and Witness

pp. 272-275
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Judith Herman and Contemporary Trauma Theory

pp. 276-281
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Part IV - Reviews

Classics Revisited, Commentary

pp. 282-284
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Susan Suleiman Responds to Judith Herman

pp. 285-286
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The Era of the Witness (review)

pp. 287-291
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Crises of Memory and the Second World War (review)

pp. 292-296
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Unwanted Beauty: Aesthetic Pleasure in Holocaust Representation (review)

pp. 297-301
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The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million (review)

pp. 302-305
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The Witnesses: War Crimes and the Promise of Justice in The Hague (review)

pp. 306-309
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Rooms of Our Own (review)

pp. 310-314
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Transgender Rights, and: Whipping Girl : A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity (review)

pp. 315-319
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I Do but I Don’t: Why the Way We Marry Matters (review)

pp. 320-323
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Part V - Pedagogies

Destinations of Feminist Art: Past, Present, and Future

pp. 324-330
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Law and the Emotions: A Conference Report

pp. 331-338
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Part VI - Alerts and Provocations :A Feminist Sphere for Debate and Action

Alerts and Provocations Moving American Mores: From Women’s Education to Torture

pp. 339-346
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