Tag: live discussions

Dearborn Scholars Eps. 2: Prof. Sally Howell [Video/Podcast]

Sally Howell is Associate Professor of History at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Director of the Center for Arab American Studies. Her books include Citizenship and Crisis: Arab Detroit After 9/11, Arab Detroit 9/11: Life in the Terror Decade, and Old Islam in Detroit: Rediscovering the Muslim American Past. Old Islam in Detroit received the 2015 Arab American Book Award. Howell is currently a curator for the Halal Metropolis exhibition series exploring the politics and aesthetics of Muslim visibility in Detroit.

Dearborn Scholars Eps. 1: Prof. Ronald Stockton [Video/Podcast]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eae5Kg0yvuA Dearborn Scholars is a series of Live Broadcasts and Podcasts by Dearborn Blog under the Open Discussions program hosted by Wissam Charafedine (wissamc.com). The first episode was broadcast on March 10, 2021. The program consists of episodes and each episode is an interview with one of the scholars from Dearborn, that is professors, teachers, ...

Eps. 2 Dearborn Blog Live Discussions – The Threat of Cancel Culture on Free Speech [Video/Podcast]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXAAZq9-KaM Our cultural institutions are facing a moment of trial. Powerful protests for racial and social justice are leading to overdue demands for police reform, along with wider calls for greater equality and inclusion across our society, not least in higher education, journalism, philanthropy, and the arts. But this needed reckoning has also intensified a ...

Eps. 1 Dearborn Blog Live Discussions – Anti-Statue Movement, Between Reform & Absurdity [Video/Podcast]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZD5dYKjjzA "The United States’ frenzy of statuary iconoclasm has taken a turn into the theater of the absurd. Knocking down or defacing statues of national founders or heroes not only displays ignorance of history but also assaults the principles of Western civilization that allow for racial progress to continue." Henry Olsen "I think a statue ...