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Previous Events

  • The Iron Sheik," an Arab American rap performance (2004)
  • "Planet of the Arabs" and "Sling-Shot Hip-Hop" (trailer), a film showing and discussion with filmmaker  Jackie Salloum (2005)
  • "Good Muslims, Bad Muslims," a lecture by Mahmood Mamdani (2005)
  • "Iraqi Women Between Dictatorship, Sanctions and War: Historical Context and Future Perspectives,"  a lecture by Nadje Al-Ali (2005)
  • "Arab Comedy and Poetry Jam" with spoken word artist Suheir Hammad and comedian Ahmed- Ahmed
  • "Muslim American Human Rights and Community Activism," a lecture by Najah Bazzy
  • “The Arab American News,” Osama Siblani, founder of the Arab American News (2007)
  • “In the Crossing,” Leila Buck, one-woman show, performance artist (2007)
  • “The Arab American Road Movie,” Joan Mandell, documentary filmmaker (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • “Detroit Unleaded,” Rola Nasheff, independent filmmaker (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • "Sovereign Practices in the Age of Terror: The US Deportation Regime and Pakistani Return Migration," Professor Junaid Rana (2009)
  • Director of the Council on American Islamic Relations, Dawud Walid (2011)
  • "Geographies of Light," Lisa Suhair Majaj, Poet (2011)
  • "Patriots and Peacemakers: Arab Americans in Service to Our Country," Janice Freij, Curator of Education at the Arab American National Museum (2012)
  • “Imagine: Muslim Women as Co-Stewards of Society,” Daisy Khan (2013)
  • Reflections from a 21st Century Muslim History Detective,” Precious Rasheeda Muhammad (2013)
  • "Palestine Interrupted,” Adam Abel, talk and exhibit (2014)
  • “Constitutionalism and Democracy in the Middle East,” Rashid Khalidi (2014)
  • “Conviviality: New Assemblages for No Future,” Jasbir Puar (2014)
  • “Hkeelee,” Leila Buck, one-woman show, performance artist (2014)