Muslims, France and the Sexualization of National Culture
“Sexagon”, by Mehammed Amadeus Mack
Joan W. Scott, 2 February
Refusing to choose between the “liberation” that France wants to impose on them and the “repression” that would be inherent in their religion, many Muslims invent new sexual and gender practices.
Early in January (9 January 2018), Le Monde ran a series of articles responding to the Weinstein affair (...)
The Veil and the Political Unconscious of French Republicanism
Joan W. Scott, April 2016
The French obsession with the veil exceeds that of most other countries in the West. Why? Analysis of an American historian specializing in France.
The official French preoccupation with the veil exceeds that of most other countries in Western Europe. In the Anglo-American world, even post (...)
Muslim Show, a French comic book series takes on the world
Portrait-interview with Norédine Allam, creator and author of comic books
Warda Mohamed, May 2014
In another life, Norédine Allam was a comic book star in France and Europe. From the Dargaud publishing house to the Astérix studios, his talents were fought until the launch of the ’Islamic’ comic, Muslim’ Show. Although the collection has met with a frank success in some thirty countries, it is (...)