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Writing ‘National Culture’ During Critical TimesDiscussion of:  Antiapartheid Struggle and the Israeli/Palestinian Debate – The Boycott, AAA2014, and Town Hall Meeting at UC Berkeley, Fall, 2014

  • 2. Meira Weiss, 2001. “Writing Culture Under the Gaze of my Country”*
  • 3. Meira Weiss, “The Body of the Nation”
  • 4. Nancy Scheper-Hughes and Donald Bostrom, “The Body of the Enemy” Recommended:Ruth Benedict, The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture (1945/1989,Boston: Houghton Mifflin) chapters 1-4, 8 and 13. *
  • 5. Meira Weiss, 2002. The Chosen Body: Politics of the Body in Israeli Society. |Stanford University Press Unni Wikan, 2008.  In Honor of Fadime: Murder and Shame.

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