Today host Karma Chavez talks with Shereen Yousuf, a PhD student in communication arts at UW-Madison who studies representations of Muslims, about the recent anti-Muslim incidents and comments from Ahmed Mohamed to Donald Trump, and Islamophobia in the contemporary public sphere.
This week your host Sabi Atteyih plays from Abdel Halim Hafez’s “The Cup Reader.” Arab-American news updates include the “Burqa Bandit” in San Diego, Rashida Tlaib‘s run for Michigan state senate in 2014, Thomson Reuters Foundation’s survey on the state of women in the Middle East and an update on Damascus. Sabi also covers “Detroit […]
This week your host Sabi Atteyih celebrates the poem “The Confession Chair” from Muhammad al-Maghout of Syria and connects with his correspondent in Alexandria, Egypt. Sabi also reports on Damascus, Syria, The Wisconsin Center For Peace and Justice, and the book Obama and the Middle East by Faraz A. Gerges. Music this week from Arabica […]
This week your host Sabi Atteyih features poetry by Muhammad al-Maghout from Syria, news about the Madison-Rafah Sister Project City Benefit to furnish the library in the Rachel Corrie Cultural Center for Children and Youth in Rafah, United Nations Day events, the movie “The Citizen”, and an easy recipe for homemade home fries. Photo by […]