The Right Kind of Suffering: Gender, Sexuality, and Arab Asylum Seekers in America

Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 12:00pm
Speaker/Performer:  Rhoda Kanaaneh, Insaniyyat, The Society for Palestinian Anthropologists

Hosted by Marcia Inhorn
Rhoda Kanaaneh has taught anthropology and gender and sexuality studies at a number of universities including NYU, Columbia, and Fordham. She has held fellowships at Harvard and the European University Institute. She is the author of several books including the award winning Birthing the Nation: Strategies of Palestinian Women in Israel (University of California, 2002) and Surrounded: Palestinian Soldiers in the Israeli Military (Stanford, 2009). This talk draws from her latest book on Arab asylum seekers in the United States.

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