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Professor Abdulelah Assayegh, An International Arabic Language Authority Living in Dearborn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtG7WD2xANs شاعر وناقد أدبي وباحث أكاديمي. - من مواليد مدينة النجف - العراق ، في 11 مارس/ آذار 1941م. - يقيم حالياً في مشيغن - الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية. - المؤلفات: * أولاً : كتب تحليل النص الأدبي: 1. الزمن عند الشعراء العرب قبل الإسلام : طبعة أولى 1982 : دار كويت تايمس. الكويت طبعة ثانية ...

Gamal Abdel Nasser: A Dream That Couldn’t Come True by Ambassador Dr. Ali Ajami

Only 52 years between his birth and death. And despite this short life, Gamal Abdel Nasser’s achievements were more, by far, to be counted. The officer that emerged from a poor family, managed to rise high in the political life, not only in his home country, Egypt but also in the Arab world, as well ...

​“Swing Status, Be Gone” by Barbara Nimri Aziz

​ During the last nationwide election, the one before that, and the preceding one as well, I was led to believe my vote really doesn't count. Why? Because I don't live in what our political parties define as a “swing state”, or a swing district, or a swing county. Our media focuses on races and ...

5 of the Newest Restaurants in Dearborn

Did you know that over thirty new businesses have opened up in the downtown Dearborn areas over the past three years? Although we've seen closures of long time staples like Lynch's, the Double Olive, Kiernan's and Howell's, there has been a lot of promising development, and more to look forward to. We're here to showcase ...

2018 ARAB FILM FESTIVAL BRINGS U.S., MICHIGAN PREMIERES OF ARAB WORLD FILMS

Director talkbacks, workshops and special events amplify marginalized voices Dearborn, Mich. (May 7, 2018) – The Arab Film Festival (AFF) returns to Cinetopia Film Festival May 31 through June 10 with an expanded short films program, director talkbacks, special events and a robust lineup of award-winning feature films from the Arab World. Films will screen ...

Dearborn Open Mic – Dr. Sally Howell: A History of the Arabs in Dearborn

Title of Lecture From Laborers to Culture Makers: A History of the Arabs in Dearborn Sally Howell (Ph.D.) Associate Professor of History; Director, Center for Arab American Studies at the University of Michigan-Dearborn Sally Howell is director of the Center for Arab American Studies and associate professor of history at UM-Dearborn. She received her Ph.D. from the ...

Top 10 News From Dearborn Last Month

Here are the headlines that occupied Dearborn News last month:

Iraq’s Sacred Assemblies Part 2 by B. Nimri Aziz

Classrooms are not normally perceived as a backdrop for cultural exchange, a setting vital to preserving tradition. If they are not, what is an assembly of fourteen twenty-year olds doing, Iraqi in this case, engaged in analytical discourse in their college seminar room? They could be aspiring filmmakers, young writers critiquing a novel, journalism interns ...

​“Iraq’s Sacred Assemblies” Part 1

​ April 24, 2018 by Barbara Nimri Aziz, If there’s any argument against our excessive reliance on digital platforms to maintain social fabric, it is surely found inside Iraq today. Forced into long stays indoors, behind walls and gates, checked a dozen times between home, office and school, Iraqis have been confined to TV and ...