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Hammad, Suheir

Overview
Works: 39 works in 96 publications in 4 languages and 1,345 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Poetry  Documentary films  Internet videos  Educational films  Anecdotes  Biography  Nonfiction films  History  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Actor, Narrator, Author in quotations or text abstracts, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Suheir Hammad
The fourth world war by Jacqueline Soohen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the front-lines of conflicts in Mexico, Argentina, South Africa, Palestine, Korea, and the North; from Seattle to Genoa, and the War on Terror in New York, Afghanistan, and Iraq, The Fourth World War is the story of men and women around the world who resist being annihilated in this war
Milḥ hādhā al-baḥr = Salt of this sea( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Arabic and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soraya, born in Brooklyn in a working class community of Palestinian refugees, discovers that her grandfather's savings were frozen in a bank account in Jaffa when he was exiled in 1948. Direct, stubborn, and determined to reclaim what is hers, she fulfills her life-long dream of "returning" to Palestine. Slowly she is taken apart by the reality around her and is forced to confront her own anger. She meets Emad, a young Palestinian whose ambition, contrary to hers, is to leave forever. Tired of the constraints that dictate their lives, they know in order to be free, they must take things into their own hands, even if it's illegal
Born palestinian, born Black by Suheir Hammad( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiery words from a Palestinian-American poet on what it means to be a woman of color in a racist society. In May I Take Your Order? she writes: "I'm the main dish / walking down the street / my face a menu / of first world delicacies ... men suck my titties in / eyes poppin out big business heads / lickin their lips against / my thighs like I was some / cafe au lait ice cream."
ZaatarDiva by Suheir Hammad( Recording )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fresh from her Tony-Award winning stint in Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry Jam on Broadway and a subsequent 51-city tour, Suheir Hammad has written her first collection of poetry since Born Palestinian, Born Black, published when she was just 22 years old. ZaatarDiva is poetry about love, politics and art, all coming out of Hammad's bag of zaatar. The poems in this collection are at once seductive and dangerous; they are possessed by a singular lyricism and awareness
Breaking poems by Suheir Hammad( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TEDTalks : Suheir Hammad - Poems of War, Peace, Women, Power( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poet Suheir Hammad performs two spine-tingling spoken-word pieces: What I Will and break (clustered)--meditations on war and peace, on women and power. Wait for the astonishing line: Do not fear what has blown up. If you must, fear the unexploded." A streaming videorecording
America! What's my name? : the "other" poets unfurl the flag( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections by poets of "all colors, ethnicities, sizes, genders, and sexual preferences"--Introduction
Lest we forget( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racial harassment against Arab Americans, American Muslims and South Asian Americans after September 11, 2001
Mil? hādhā al-ba?r = Salt of this sea( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Arabic and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soraya, born in Brooklyn in a working class community of Palestinian refugees, discovers that her grandfather's savings were frozen in a bank account in Jaffa when he was exiled in 1948. Direct, stubborn, and determined to reclaim what is hers, she fulfills her life-long dream of "returning" to Palestine. Slowly she is taken apart by the reality around her and is forced to confront her own anger. She meets Emad, a young Palestinian whose ambition, contrary to hers, is to leave forever. Tired of the constraints that dictate their lives, they know in order to be free, they must take things into their own hands, even if it's illegal
Salt of this sea by Suheir Hammad( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Arabic and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palestinian refugees, discovers that her grandfather's savings were frozen in a bank account in Jaffa when they were exiled in 1948. Determined to reclaim what is hers, she returns to Palestine. Tired of the constraints that dictate their lives, they know in order to be free, they must take things into their own hands, even if it's illegal
Le sel de la mer = Milh hadha al-bahr by Annemarie Jacir( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Arabic and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiqué sur la jaquette : Soraya est née et a grandi à Brooklyn. Elle retourne en Palestine pour s'installer sur la terre de ses ancêtres. À Ramallah, elle rencontre Emad, jeune Palestinien qui n'aspire qu'à quitter son pays. Dans cette course à la vie, ils nous emmèneront sur les traces de leur Histoire en Palestine perdue
Milḥ hādhā al-baḥr = Salt of this sea( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in Arabic and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Soraya, born in Brooklyn in a working class community of Palestinian refugees, discovers that her grandfather's savings were frozen in a bank account in Jaffa when he was exiled in 1948. Direct, stubborn, and determined to reclaim what is hers, she fulfills her life-long dream of "returning" to Palestine. Slowly she is taken apart by the reality around her and is forced to confront her own anger. She meets Emad, a young Palestinian whose ambition, contrary to hers, is to leave forever. Tired of the constraints that dictate their lives, they know in order to be free, they must take things into their own hands, even if it's illegal."--IMDB
Inside the culture of resistance : Suheir Hammad in conversation with reg. e. gaines( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palestinian-American poet, author, actress and political activist Suheir Hammad is featured in Inside the Culture of Resistance, a new documentary directed by Jen Marlowe and Connie Julian. The film features one of Hammad's affecting public presentations of her work at the New School's Tishman Auditorium in New York City. Presenting some of her most compelling early work, including pieces written in response to 9/11, the invasion of Iraq, the 1999 police murder of Amadou Diallo and the death of Rachel Corrie, Suheir Hammad's performance is intercut with a discussion about her work with fellow performer reg e. gaines
La sal de este mar = Milh Hadha al-Bahr( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinopsis : narra la historia de dos palestinos, Soraya y Emad, con vidas completamente distintas pero que tienen en común un sentimiento de marginalidad, que se conocen en Palestina en el momento en que uno (Soraya) desea quedarse y el otro huir (Emad). Soraya tiene veintiocho años. Nació y se educó en Brooklyn, pero ha decidido regresar a Palestina, país del que su familia tuvo que exiliarse en 1948. Desde su llegada a Ramallah, intenta recuperar el dinero de sus abuelos. Por su parte Emad, nacido en los territorios palestinos, ha conocido toda su vida la ocupación y la realidad palestina, y tiene como máximo sueño obtener un visado para ir a estudiar a Canadá y marcharse de allí
Drops of this story by Suheir Hammad( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milḥ hādhā al-baḥr = Salt of this sea( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Arabic and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soraya, born in Brooklyn in a working class community of Palestinian refugees, discovers that her grandfather's savings were frozen in a bank account in Jaffa when he was exiled in 1948. Direct, stubborn, and determined to reclaim what is hers, she fulfills her life-long dream of "returning" to Palestine. Slowly she is taken apart by the reality around her and is forced to confront her own anger. She meets Emad, a young Palestinian whose ambition, contrary to hers, is to leave forever. Tired of the constraints that dictate their lives, they know in order to be free, they must take things into their own hands, even if it's illegal
Reorientalism : the original cast recording by Alan Shavarsh Bardezbanian( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Na robu by Suheir Hammad( )

1 edition published in 2013 in Slovenian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salt of this sea = Milh hadha al-bahr = Le sel de la mer = Das Salz dieses Meeres( )

1 edition published in 2009 in Arabic and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thursday, October 3, 2002 :( Recording )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seven-Time Emmy Award Winner and Former Screen Actor's Guild President Ed Asner Talks About His Life of Political Activism and His Opposition to War ; Musician and Playwright Oscar Brown Jr., Palestinian-American Poet Suheir Hammad and Miles Solay of Refuse and Resist Join Ed Asner for a Round Table Discussion On the Not In Our Name Movement."
 
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Breaking poems
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ZaatarDivaBreaking poemsAmerica! What's my name? : the "other" poets unfurl the flagDrops of this story
Alternative Names
Suheir Hammad

Suheir Hammad American poet, author, performer, and political activist

Suheir Hammad Amerikaans dichteres

Suheir Hammad pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Suheir Hammad US-amerikanische Schauspielerin und Autorin

Зухейра Хаммад

Сухеир Хамад

סוהיר חמאד

סוהיר חמאד משוררת, סופרת, פעילה פוליטית ובמאית קולנוע ירדנית-אמריקאית

سهير حماد

سهير حماد شاعرة وكاتبة فلسطينية

سهیر حماد شاعر آمریکایی

सुहिर हम्माद

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