Rhoda Kanaaneh

Rhoda Kanaaneh

Adjunct Associate Professor, Columbia University. JPS editorial committee member.

Rhoda Kanaaneh serves on the editorial committee of the Journal of Palestine Studies.  Dr. Kanaaneh has taught anthropology and gender and sexuality studies at New York University, American University in Washington, DC and Columbia University.  She has held fellowships at Harvard, the European University Institute and Columbia. 

She is the author of the award winning book Birthing the Nation:  Strategies of Palestinian Women in Israel (University of California, 2002) and Surrounded:  Palestinian Soldiers in the Israeli Military (Stanford, 2009).  Most recently she co-edited an anthology with isis Nusair titled Displaced at Home: Ethnicity and Gender Among Palestinians in Israel (SUNY, 2011).

 

ARTICLES

Nakba Walks

This article was published on Jadaliyya on 15 May 2015. I remember when my first daughter, then just six years old, accompanied me and a group of family and friends during one of our summer visits for a short hike in the hills surrounding my home village of Arrabeh in Israel. A high barbed-wire fence that encircled the Jewish settlement of Hararit soon interrupted out path...

Rhoda Kanaaneh and Isis Nusair, Displaced at Home

Journal of Palestine Studies Editorial Committee member Rhoda Kanaaneh and Isis Nusair spoke to Jadaliyya about their edited book Displaced at Home: Ethnicity and Gender among Palestinians in Israel, State University of New York Press, 2010. Jadaliyya: What made you write this book? Rhoda Ann Kanaaneh and Isis Nusair: The idea for the collection began at an informal gathering...

BOOKS

Birthing the Nation: Strategies of Palestinian Women in Israel

Journal for Palestine Studies Editorial Committee member Rhoda Kanaaneh and Palestinian activist and former legislator Hanan Ashwari co-authored Birthing the Nation: Strategies of Palestinian Women in Israel , University of California Press, 2002. Read the introduction. "This well-written and...

Surrounded: Palestinian Soldiers in the Israeli Military

Journal of Palestine Studied Editorial Committee member Rhoda Kanaaneh authored Surrounded: Palestinian Soldiers in the Israeli Military , Stanford University Press, 2008. Read Chapter 1. "This book provides a unique focus on the conflicted situation of Palestinian citizens inside Israel through...

Displaced at Home: Ethnicity and Gender Among Palestinians in Israel

Journal for Palestine Studies Editorial Committee member Rhoda Kanaaneh and Isis Nusair co-edited Displaced at Home: Ethnicity and Gender among Palestinians in Israel published by SUNY Press, 2000. Read the introduction by Kanaaneh and Nusair.

JOURNALS

Embattled Identities: Palestinian Soldiers in the Israeli Military

Roughly 5,000 Palestinians living inside Israel currently volunteer to serve in the Israeli military. These soldiers’ multiple and contradictory loyalties highlight the contingent nature of identity and the complex relationships subalterns have to institutions of rule. This paper calls for a move...