Monthly Archives: February 2011

Isis Unveiled: Letters from Egypt, The Freedom March & The Shared Pain of Revolution

Lucie Duff Gordon’s Letters from Egypt (1st edition, 1865) reveal a woman in love with her adopted country, an Egypt that has changed in many ways since the 1860’s when she was writing to her husband Alick (Sir Alexander Duff … Continue reading

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Isis Unveiled in The Revolution: Remembering the 1919 Revolution and Egyptian Feminist Huda Shaarawi

Harem Years: The Memoirs of an Egyptian Feminist (translated and introduced by Margot Badran)  offers a fascinating and inspiring window into Egypt’s revolutionary past. I determined that my first post following the extraordinary events over the past 18-20 days had … Continue reading

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Mary Condren on Brigit the Peacemaker: “no better woman for the times we live in”

Mary Condren ThD teaches at the Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies, Trinity College Dublin, and is director of the Institute for Feminism and Religion. Click here for The Irish Times coverage…

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Isis Unveiling IV: Brigit and Isis, She of Many Names

Last night I put out my special white scarf to catch Brigit’s blessings with the dew, and there it was this morning, resplendent, recharged… …and turned again to Al Jazeera and BBC24 for my daily charge on the Revolution in … Continue reading

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