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Interrogating transnational media representations of "harmful" bodylore
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] The category of "harmful" cultural practices' has become a central and defining concept in global health and development policy. A key target of Sustainable Development Goal 5...
Transnational spaces, transitional places : Muslimness in contemporary literary imaginations
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2020)
This dissertation focuses on contemporary literature in English produced by writers of Muslim origin. My study analyzes Laila Lalami's The Moor's Account (2014), Leila Abuela's The Kindness of Enemies (2015), Diana Abu-Jaber's ...