Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – Representation of Arab Americans in the U.S. – December 10, 2008 at 7:00pm

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In tonight’s program, we will continue our discussion of the shifts in representation, the practices and discourse of federal government and other national institutions, as well as the supposed move from invisibility to visibility of the Arab American community. Tonight’s guests Nadine Naber and Evelyn Al-Sultany will be in conversation with Dr. Zeina Zaatari. 

Nadine Naber is Assistant Professor of American Culture and Women's Studies at University of Michigan. She co-edited along with Amaney Jamal the recently published book “Race and Arab Americans before and after 9/11: from invisible citizens to visible subjects.” http://141.211.177.75/ac/ac_detail/0,2416,13694%255Fpeople%255F81810,00.html 

Evelyn Al-Sultany is an Assistant Professor in the Program in American Culture at the University of Michigan. Her article entitled “The Primetime Plight of Arab-Muslim-Americans Post-9/11: Configurations of Race and Nation in TV Dramas is published in the book “Race and Arab Americans before and after 9/11.”

http://141.211.177.75/ac/ac_detail/0,2416,13694%255Fpeople%255F114490,00.html

Later in the program, Malihe Razazan will talk to talented Palestinian musician Kamilya Jubran about her like and her career http://www.kamilyajubran.com/

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