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PODCAST | Steven Salaita on the Limits to Academic Freedom

Steven Salaita is the Edward Said Chair of American Studies at the American University of Beirut. He is a scholar of indigenous America and has written extensively and comparatively on the question of Palestine and anti-Arab racism. He speaks with Arab Media & Society about academic freedom, tenure, the special case of Palestine, and self-regulating suppression. A prolific writer, Salaita is the author of seven books including Uncivil Rites: Palestine and the Limits of Academic Freedom and Anti-Arab Racism in the USA: Where It Comes from and What it Means for Politics Today. His upcoming book is called Inter/nationalism: Decolonizing Native America.

 

 

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Abdalla F. Hassan is a print and multimedia journalist and the author of Media, Revolution and Politics in Egypt: The Story of an Uprising (I.B.Tauris, 2015).

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