Ella Shohat is a ground-breaking cultural critic, contributing to changing the discourse on colonialism, feminism and representations of the Middle East. Teaching Cultural Studies and of Middle Eastern Studies at New York University, her writing unsettles the boundaries between the 'West and the Rest'. Among her many books are Taboo Memories, Diasporic Voices (Duke University Press, 2006), Israeli Cinema (IB Tauris, 2010) and her collected writings On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and Other Displacements (Pluto, 2017).
As racist undercurrents in many western societies become seemingly entrenched, the prevalence of Islamophobia has never been greater. This selection of books explores how Islamophobia has manifested and what we can do to fight it.Read full article