publications

books

Author, The Politics of Teaching Americans About Palestine: Addressing Pedagogical Strategies. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011). Note: All proceeds go directly to the Middle East Children’s Alliance.

Read excerpt from Chapter 1 on the Mondoweiss blog.

Author, Beyond Slash, Burn, and Poison: Transforming Breast Cancer Stories into Action. (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2004). Note: All proceeds go directly to Breast Cancer Action.

click here for sample chapter

Editor, Jessie Fauset, The Chinaberry Tree and Selected Writings (Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1995).

Editor, The Sleeper Wakes: Harlem Renaissance Stories by Women (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1993).

scholarly articles

“‘all language bankrupt’: The Hip-Hopoetics of Suheir Hammad.” In The Impact of 9/11 on the Media, Arts, and Entertainment: The Day that Changed Everything? Ed. Matthew J. Morgan. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).

“I Want to Go Back: Educating American Children About al Awda.” In Liberty and Justice: America and the Middle East: Proceedings from the Second International Conference. Ed. Patrick McGreevy. (Beirut: Center for American Studies and Research, American University of Beirut, 2009).

Contributor, “Jessie Redmon Fauset,” “Etel Adnan,” “Naomi Shihab Nye,” “Diana Abu-Jaber,” “Mohja Kahf,” “Nathalie Handal,” “Suheir Hammad.” The Aunt Lute Anthology of U.S. Women Writers. Eds. Lisa Maria Hogeland and Shay Brawn. Vol. II: The Twentieth Century. (San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 2008): 152-170; 540-547; 1195-1197; 1327-1338; 1372-1375; 1402-1403; 1407-1409.

“The Fallacy of Academic Freedom and the Academic Boycott of Israel.” CR: The New Centennial Review. Vol. 8 No. 2 (fall 2008): 87-110.

Co-editor, with Salah Hassan, Special Issue on Arab American Literature for the Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States (MELUS) Journal, Vol. 31, No. 4 (Winter 2007).

“Interview with Suheir Hammad.” Special Issue on Arab American Literature for the Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States (MELUS) Journal, Vol. 31, No. 4 (Winter 2007): 71-91.

“Fair and Balanced?: Sanctity v. Reality in the Theory and Practices of Academic Freedom.” Palestine-Israel Journal. Vol. 12 No. 2/3 (2005): 101-108.

Naomi Shihab Nye.” The Heath Anthology of American Literature: Contemporary Period, 1945 to the Present. Ed. Paul Lauter. Volume 2. 5th Edition. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005): 2975-2982.

“Naomi Shihab Nye” Instructor’s Guide for The Heath Anthology of American Literature: Contemporary Period, 1945 to the Present. Ed. Paul Lauter. Volume 2. 6th Edition. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006): 991-999.

“Public Eyes: Investigating the Causes of Breast Cancer.” In New Perspectives on Environmental Justice: Gender/ Sexuality/Activism. Ed. Rachel Stein. (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2004): 161-176.

book reviews

“The Souq of Family Stories: Suad Amiry’s My Damascus.” The Wire. (11 March 2016).

“Are We Listening?” Biblio: A Review of Books. (May-June 2015). 

“Understanding Why Scholars Get Silenced for Defending Palestinian Rights.” Electronic Intifada. (19 December 2014).

“India and Palestine: Connected by Struggle.” Electronic Intifada. (20 March 2014).

“Excavating Palestine’s ‘Hidden Histories.'” Electronic Intifada. (1 December 2010).

Mornings in Jenin: A Novel, by Susan Abulhawa.” Journal of Palestine Studies 39 (summer 2010): 83-84.

“Palestine Brought to Life in Behind the Wall.” Electronic Intifada. (5 August 2010).

“Higher Education Under Occupation: Gabi Baramki’s Peaceful Resistance. Electronic Intifada. (19 March 2010).

“Rosemary Sayigh’s The Palestinians:From Peasants to Revolutionaries.” Journal of Palestine Studies 39 (winter 2009), 109-110.

“Suheir Hammad’s breaking poems.” Journal of Palestine Studies 38 (spring 2009), 263-264.

“Jonathan Cook’s Disappearing Palestine: Israel’s Experiments in Human Despair.” Al Majdal 41 (spring-summer 2009).

articles

“Closing the Garbage Gap.” Huffington Post. (27 May 2016).

“Why India Should Stop Aping the West and Follow its own Milk Way.” Huffington Post. (30 April 2016).

“What it Means to Normalise Relations with Israel. Huffington Post. (13 October 2015).

“The Nakba and Indian Jews.” Huffington Post. (23 May 3015).

“Thirsting for Blue Gold.” Huffington Post. (23 April 2015).

“Questioning History.” Huffington Post. (10 April 2015).

“Sustainable Menstruation.” Huffington Post. (5 March 2015).

“Unlearning Living and Dying.” Huffington Post. (24 January 2015).

“Widening the Literary Canon in India.” Huffington Post. (6 January 2015).

“Bringing up the Bodies, BIFFes.” Bangalore Mirror. (17 July 2014).

“A Unique Endeavour to Popularise Hindi.” Asian Age. (11 April 2014).

“Free the Refugees of Nahr el Bared.” Al-Jazeera. (26 June 2012).

“New Texts Out Now: Marcy Jane Knopf-Newman, The Politics of Teaching Palestine to Americans.” Jadaliyya. (21 December 2011).

“The Ongoing Nakba in Lebanon: The Case of Nahr el-Bared Refugee Camp.” Al-Majdal. (Summer-Autumn 2010).

»حملات المقاطعة: وجهات عديدة لعماة و احدة« الأخبار ٨ كانون الثاني ٢٠١٠

“Interview with PA dissident: “I cannot stay silent.” Electronic Intifada. (November 27, 2009).

“Ethnic Cleansing, One Home at a Time.” Electronic Intifada. (April 21, 2009).

With Rania Masri, “A Call for Boycott.” Dissident Voice. (March 30, 2009).

«في يوم الأرض… فلنقف مع المقاطعة الأكاديميّة» مع رانية مصري ٣٠ آذار ٢٠٠٩

“West Bank villagers pushed away from their valley.” Electronic Intifada.(March 17, 2009).

“Ethnic cleansing in East Jerusalem.” Electronic Intifada. (March 10, 2009).

with Akram Habeeb, “Rebuilding the Islamic University of Gaza.” Electronic Intifada. (February 16, 2009).

with Rania Masri, “Why American Academics Must Join the Boycott of Israel.” Electronic Intifada. (January 18, 2009).

with Rania Masri, “An Open Letter to our American Colleagues in the Midst of the Massacre in Gaza.” Dissident Voice. (January 10, 2009).

“Will Palestinians Hit Hillary’s Glass Ceiling?” Electronic Intifada (December 2, 2008)

فلنؤسّس الديموقراطية في أميــركا بدل تصديرها ٢٠/١٠/٢٠٠٨ الأخبار

«نكبة سكّان نيو أورليانز وجنـوب لبنان ونهر البارد» الأخبار ٦/٧/٢٠٠٨

“Israeli Forces Terrorize Deheishe Refugee Camp.” Electronic Intifada. (June 20, 2008).

“Searching for Home.” The Boise Weekly. (May 14, 2008).

«عن التلوث البيي و اسرطان وأرباح الشركات» الأخبار ٢٨/١/٢٠٠٨

“Zionists use anti-Semitism Label to Silence Critics of Israeli Policies.” Idaho Statesman. (December 6, 2007).

“Where is the Civility?” Arbiter. (December 6, 2007).

“Academic Freedom and Islam at Boise State.” Arbiter. (October 18, 2007).

“Dreaming of Nahr al-Bared.” Electronic Intifada. (August 4, 2007).

“A Confined Space.” Electronic Intifada. (July 19, 2007).

“Letter from a Palestinian Camp.” Electronic Intifada. (June 18, 2007).

“Three Flat Tires.” Electronic Intifada. (June 8, 2007).

“Die-in at Lebanese army checkpoint at Nahr al-Bared Entrance.” Electronic Intifada. (June 4, 2007).

“Whose Truth?” Electronic Intifada. (June 2, 2007).

“Seventy-two Hours.” Electronic Intifada. (May 27. 2007).

“Nahr al-Bared Flees to Beirut.” Electronic Intifada. (May 25, 2007).

“Aid for Nahr al-Bared.” Electronic Intifada. (May 25, 2007).

“Pelosi’s Misguided Middle East Visit.” Electronic Intifada. (April 5, 2007).

“Strike or Riot?.” Electronic Intifada. (January 24, 2007).

“We, Nahnu.” Electronic Intifada. (December 4, 2006).

“Unity or Solidarity in Lebanon?” Electronic Intifada. (November 23, 2006).

“Another day of protest against the Wall.” Electronic Intifada. (July 22, 2005).

“One year on: Protest against the Wall in Bil’in.” Electronic Intifada. (July 9, 2005).

interviews

September 20, 2012. Interview with Ian Masters, “Background Briefing,” KPFK, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

September 13, 2012. Interview with Dennis Bernstein, “Flashpoints,” KPFA, Berkeley, California, U.S.

September 12, 2012. Interview with Khalil Bendib, “Voices of Middle East and North Africa,” KPFA, Berkeley, California, U.S.

September 9, 2012. Interview with Don Bustany, “Middle East in Focus.” KPFK, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

January 12, 2012. “Teaching Palestine.” Interview with Laith Ma’arouf. CKUT, Montreal, Canada.

July 28, 2010. “Teaching Palestine. Interview with Elizabeth Robinson. 91.9 KCSB, Santa Barbara, California.

November 27, 2009. “Settlement Semantics.” “The Listening Post.” Al Jazeera English.

October 16, 2009. “Obama’s Nobel Surprise Win.” “The Listening Post.” Al Jazeera English.

August 6, 2009. Interview with Elizabeth Robinson, 91.9 FM KCSB, Santa Barbara, California.

April 14, 2009. “Search for a New ‘Road Map’?” Middle East Today. Press TV, Tehran, Iran.

March 27, 2009, “Palestinian Academic Freedom, Israeli Style.” Crossing the Line with Naji Ali.

November 18, 2008. “Israel’s Internal Politics and the Crisis in Gaza.” Middle East Today. Press TV, Tehran, Iran.

September 29, 2008, “Peace Process and the Israeli Settlements.” Middle East Today, Press TV, Tehran, Iran.

August 28, 2008, Under the Olive Tree with Laith Marouf, 90.3 CKUT Radio McGill, Montreal, Canada.

June 6, 2008 Crossing the Line with Naji Ali, 94.1 KPFA, Berkeley, California

August 22, 2007 Uprising Radio with Sonali Kolhatkar, 90.7 FM KPFK, Los Angeles, California

July 25, 2007 Flashpoints with Nora Barrows-Friedman, 94.1 FM KPFA, Berkeley, California

July 20, 2007 Crossing the Line with Christopher Brown, 94.1 FM KPFA, Berkeley, California

July 5, 2007 Talk Nation with Dori Smith, 91.7 FM WHUS, Storrs Connecticut

June 22, 2007, Crossing the Line with Christopher Brown, 94.1 FM KPFA Berkeley, California

June 6, 2007 Talk Nation Radio with Dori Smith, 91.7 FM WHUS, Storrs, Connecticut

June 4, 2007 Flashpoints with Nora Barrows-Friedman, 94.1 FM KPFA, Berkeley, California

June 1, 2007, Crossing the Line with Christopher Brown, 94.1 FM KPFA, Berkeley, California,

June 1, Flashpoints with Nora Barrows-Friedman, 94.1 FM KPFA, Berkeley, California

May 29, 2007 Flashpoints with Nora Barrows-Friedman, 94.1 FM KPFA, Berkeley, California

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