Julia A. Clancy-Smith, 2004–2005 | National Humanities Center

Julia A. Clancy-Smith (NHC Fellow, 2004–05)

Project Title

The School on Rue du Pacha, Tunis: Educating Muslim Girls in Colonial North Africa, c. 1880-1920

University of Arizona

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2004–05

Julia A. Clancy-Smith completed a draft of an eight-chapter monograph under the tentative title Migrations: Trans-Mediterranean Settlement in Nineteenth-Century North Africa, c. 1800-1881. She also wrote a chapter, "The Peopling of Algiers: Exoticism, Erasures, and Absence, c. 1830-1900," to be included in the volume The Walls of Algiers, edited by Zeynep Celik (The Getty Research Institute Press, forthcoming 2005); an article, "1830: Algiers," for Mediterranean Source Book, edited by Miriam Cooke and Grant Parker (Duke University Press, forthcoming 2006); and another on "Women, Gender and Missionary Education: North Africa" for Economics, Education, Mobility and Space, vol. 4 of Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Culture, edited by Suad Joseph (Brill, forthcoming 2006). She revised an article, "Women, Gender and Migration Along a Mediterranean Frontier: Pre-Colonial Tunisia, c. 1815–c. 1870," that appeared in the journal Gender and History (vol. 17, no. 1, 2005); a chapter, "Crossings: Intellectuals as Travelers in the Mediterranean Borderland, Khayr al-Din Pasha, c. 1820-1877," for L'Individu et la société dans le monde méditerranéen, edited by Odile Moreau (CNRS, forthcoming 2006); and another on "Changing Perspectives on the Historiography of Imperialism: Women, Gender, and Empire" for Historians and Historiography of the Modern Middle East, edited by Israel Gershoni and Amy Singer (University of Washington Press, forthcoming 2006). In addition, she revised a previously published article, "The Colonial Gaze: Islam, Gender, and Identities in the Making of French Algeria, 1830-1962" (in Domesticating the Empire: Languages of Gender, Race, and Family Life in French and Dutch Colonialism, 1830-1962, edited by Julia Clancy-Smith and Frances Gouda (University Press of Virginia, 1998), for translation into French and publication in Nouvelles Questions Féministes (Paris).