June 23, 2012
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the brutal murder of Vincent Chin in Highland Park, Michigan. On Saturday, a remembrance ceremony will be held at the Chinese Community Center, 32585 Concord Dr., Madison Heights, Michigan from 9am-1pm.
March 30, 2012
By Tareq Ramadan, a second-generation Arab-American and currently a PhD student and instructor in the Department of Anthropology at Wayne State University. Tareq previously taught various courses on Middle Eastern and Islamic History with the Department of Near Eastern and Asian Studies as well as courses on Arab and Islamic culture with the College of Engineering’s High School Engineering Training Institute, both at Wayne State.
February 29, 2012
By Nadia Tonova, director of the National Network for Arab American Communities, a coalition of 23 Arab American organizations throughout the United States. Click here to listen to Arab Americans recount their post 9/11 experiences through StoryCorps.
January 27, 2012
By Matthew Jaber Stiffler Originally written for, and posted at, KnightArts.org.
January 9, 2012
Following the season finale of the TLC show, All-American Muslim, professor and author, Evelyn Alsultany has posted an excellent commentary at the New York University Press's blog, From the Square.
October 31, 2011
This Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4-6, more than 60 scholars of Arab American studies from across the globe will gather at the Arab American National Museum to share research and ideas, and to honor Dr. Michael W. Suleiman (1934-2010), founding scholar in the field.
The Theif of Bagdad (1924)
May 25, 2011
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is preparing to launch Race & Hollywood: Arab Images on Film, a month-long movie event that focuses on the diverse portrayals of Arabs in cinema. Tuesday and Thursday nights in July, TCM host Robert Osborne will be joined by internationally acclaimed professor, author and Middle East media consultant Dr. Jack G.
Oglala War Party
May 13, 2011
From the blog, Sociological Images, comes a great post about the manufactured images of the Native American Indian. Author and Professor of Sociology Lisa Wade, Ph.D., discusses photos taken by Edward S.