Deconstructing the Dogma of Domesticity: Quaker Education and Nationalism in British Mandate Palestine
Johns Hopkins University Press
Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History
This paper focuses on the Friends Girls School (FGS) in Ramallah as a site of interaction between Americans and Palestinians during the British Mandate between 1920 and 1947. It draws on extensive archival records as well as Palestinian students' writings and oral accounts to trace how Quakers' education and the nationalist discourse in the country influenced the students' personal and national identities. Palestinian students utilized Quaker education as a springboard for the subversion of gendered religious, political and Orientalist discourses which were prevalent during this time period.
Othman, Enaya, "Deconstructing the Dogma of Domesticity: Quaker Education and Nationalism in British Mandate Palestine" (2018). Arabic Languages and Literatures. 5.
ADA accessible version
Accepted version. Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, Vol. 19, No. 1 (Spring 2018). DOI. © 2018 Enaya Hammad Othman and The Johns Hopkins University Press. Used with permission.