Category: CULTURE

From Syria to Michigan: The Flint & Highland Park Pioneers in the Arab American Journey [Podcast]

Hani Bawardi Hani Bawardi is Associate Professor of History in the Department of Social Sciences, and principal member of the Center of Arab American Studies at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He is the author of The Making of Arab Americans: From Syrian Nationalism to U.S. Citizenship. Bawardi has amassed a sizable private collection of manuscripts, ...

​How Many More Women Are There? by BN Aziz

Sept 23/18 How many more women await our discoveries? My question is not related to ongoing exposés of sexual abuse suffered by women under a culture of male privilege and dominance-- the culture known by the new trope #MeToo. What concerns me here is a seemingly unrelated silence and need for exposure, namely accomplishments of ...

المنتدى الثقافي في ديربورن – واقع النظام التعليمي في الولايات المتحدة للأستاذ حيدر مازن [Video | Arabic]

  جزء 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1nBWbX_7Z0&feature=youtu.be جزء 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjgUZI6TPUY&feature=youtu.be جزء 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmnCLAEMF4c&feature=youtu.be جزء 4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPpRVrDWqy8

Dr. Kristine Ajrouch: Effective Strategies to Help Youth Cope with Prejudice and Discrimination

Dr. Kristine Ajrouch, is Professor of Sociology at Eastern Michigan University. She is also Adjunct Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. Her research has focused, for over twenty years, on Arab Americans in the U.S. beginning with ethnic identity formation among adolescent children of immigrants followed by a ...

Literature Can Displace Anthropology

When I was well into my career as an anthropologist specializing in Himalayan peoples, I came across an historical episode concerning two no-longer living but obviously brilliant women who had performed remarkable political feats in the early 20th century. I undertook to uncover their stories, determined first because, inspired by feminist revelations, I myself was ...

Nadeem Recites Unfinished at Dearborn Open Mic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vx9OdUBjmtA