Ella Shohat

Ella Shohat

Ella Shohat, an Arab Jew from a Baghdadi family now living in New York, is Professor of Cultural Studies and of Middle Eastern Studies, New York University. Among her many books are Israeli Cinema: East/West and the Politics of Representation, and Taboo Memories, Diasporic Voices.

The 2019 Shortlist

  • Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution
  • The Parisan
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Palestinian Women's Activism: Nationalism, Secularism, Islamism
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
  • Zaitoun: Recipes and Stories from the Palestinian Kitchen
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel