Posts Tagged: Media Studies

New Publication – Palestinian Culture and the Nakba: Bearing Witness

Palestinian Culture and the Nakba: Bearing Witness (Oxford: Routledge, 2019) by Hania Nashef. The Nakba not only resulted in the loss of the homeland, but also caused the dispersal and ruin of entire Palestinian communities. Even though the term Nakba refers to a singular historic event, the consequence of 1948 has symptomatically become part of Palestinian identity, and the element that demarcates who the Palestinian is. Palestinian exile and loss have evolved into cultural symbols that at once help define the person ... Read more