Academic feminism: anxieties about,
40–41; failure of, 41–42, 48, 51,
60–62; original impulse of, 40, 43;
paradox of, 42; politics and, 47–48,
53–54; sentiment and, 33–35, 53–54,
56. See also Feminist scholarship
Affirmative action, 3, 166
Afghanistan, 96, 102
African Americans: feminism and,
155, 158–59, 162, 165; gender and,
165, 166; patriarchy and, 164–65.
See also Black women’s studies;
Historically black colleges
African American studies, 145, 160,
162, 166, 181
Agamben, Giorgio, 185
Ajami, Fouad, 93
Althusser, Louis, 25, 148
Amara, Fadela, 86, 109 n. 7
American studies, 143, 148–49
Armstrong, Nancy, 140
Asad, Talal, 74
Atlanta University, 156
Atwood, Margaret, 95
Autobiographies of Muslim women,
10, 83–99, 101–3; ideological func-
tion of, 83–84, 87–90, 93–95; inac-
curacies and misrepresentations in,
85–86, 90–95, 97–98; neoconserva-
tism and, 88–90; Orientalism in, 83;
popular examples of, 85–87; U.S.
political responses to, 83, 88–89,
93–94, 98
Baldwin, James, 164
Bas les voiles! (Djavann), 86
Becoming a Visible Man (Green), 131
Bellil, Samira, 87
Bin Laden, Carmen, 86, 101–3
Bin Laden, Osama, 86, 101, 107
Biology, 173, 175, 192–94
Birmingham School, 148, 152 n. 11
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