Tag: current events

AASA is helping to challenge the latest Muslim ban

We are joining the ACRL and the ACLU of Michigan’s lawsuit. Read more here. Members affected by the executive order should contact the board here.

AASA President Louise Cainkar interviewed by Chicago Public Radio

Trump’s Immigration Order And Living In ‘Crisis Mode’  https://www.wbez.org/shows/morning-shift/trumps-immigration-order-and-living-in-crisis-mode/f82c984f-f0c6-4314-b361-78e166c01d3f Louise Cainkar, professor of sociology at Marquette University and author of Homeland Insecurity: The Arab American and Muslim American Experience After 9/11 joins us on Morning Shift to talk about her book and what “the chilling human experience” of living in “crisis mode” means to communities singled out by President…
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Syrian Arab Amreeka: The AASA Blog: “Refugees Have Done Nothing to Deserve the Hysteria; Hatred is its Maker.”

By Louise Cainkar President, Arab American Studies Association Associate Professor, Marquette University Arab American Studies is a strong and growing group of interdisciplinary scholars. Whether our work is about the historical, literary, political, or current social conditions, we have much to contribute to matters of public debate because we are driven by knowledge and the…
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