Débat : “Academic Freedom and Middle East Studies” — Stanford University, Stanford (États-Unis), 18/02/2015

A conversation with Steven Salaita, Joel Beinin, and Robert Crews. The discussion will be moderated by David Palumbo-Liu. (more) Steven Salaita received his Ph.D. in Native American, Palestinian and Arab American Literature from University of Oklahoma. His work focuses on Arab Americans, indigenous peoples, race and ethnicity, and literature. He has taught at Virginia Tech University and University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and served as Executive Director of Radius of Arab American Writers. He is the author of Israel’s Dead Soul, Modern Arab American Fiction: A Reader’s Guide, The Uncultured Wars: Arabs, Muslims, and the Poverty of Liberal Thought, Anti-Arab Racism in the USA, The Holy Land in Transit, and Arab American Literary Fictions, Cultures, and Politics. His tenure-track job offer at the University of Illinois was rescinded in Fall 2014, leading to a nation-wide controversy about academic freedom and freedom of expression. [Co-sponsored by the Center for Comparative Studies on Race and Ethnicity]

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