Lila Abu-Lughod


Books and Edited Volumes


Scholarly Articles

  • "Pushing at the Door: My Father's Political Education, and Mine". In Seeking Palestine: New Palestinian Writing on Exile and Home, ed. Penny Johnson and Reja Shehadeh. Delhi, India (2012): Women Unlimited, pp. 43-61.
  • Transnational Politics and Feminist Inquiries in the Middle East: An Interview with Professor Lila Abu-Lughod. Basuli Deb. Postcolonial Text. Vol 7, No 1 (2012).
  • Foreword to R. Kanaaneh and I. Nuseir, eds., Displaced at Home: Ethnicity and Gender Among Palestinians in Israel (Albany: SUNY Press, 2010), ix-xiii
  • ‘The Active Social Life of “Muslim Women’s Rights”: A Plea for Ethnography, not Polemic, with Cases from Egypt and Palestine,’ Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, 6:1 (Winter 2010), 1-45. 
  • ‘Return to Half-Ruins: Memory, Postmemory, and Living History in Palestine,’ in L. Abu-Lughod and A. Sa’di, eds., Nakba: Palestine, 1948, and the Claims of Memory (New York: Columbia University Press, 2007), 77-103. Abridged and reprinted as ‘Return to Half-Ruins: Fathers and Daughters, Memory and History in Palestine,’ in M. Hirsch and N. Miller, eds., Rites of Return (New York: Columbia University Press, 2011)
  • ‘About Politics, Palestine, and Friendship: A Letter to Edward from Egypt,’ Critical Inquiry 31:2 (Winter 2005), 381-88
  • ‘The Adjacent Art of Documentary: A Palestinian Film Festival,’ American Anthropologist, 106:1 (March 2004), 150-1
  • ‘Our Blood will Plant its Olive Tree,’ foreword to J. Varner Gunn, Second Life: A West Bank Memoir (University of Minnesota Press, 1995)