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InterContinental New Orleans

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444 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

November 2017

A/P/A at the 2017 AMIA Conference

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - Friday, December 1, 2017
InterContinental New Orleans, 444 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
Photograph of a video cassette entitled, "Arab Stereotypes Master Dub"

Dr. Jack G. Shaheen (1935-2017) dedicated his life and career to identifying and contesting damaging stereotypes of Arabs and Muslims in US media. His research analyzed the origins of these visual caricatures, explained their stubborn persistence, revealed their very real ramifications, and presented solutions to counter them effectively. It is in his memory and with his decades of research that the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and NYU Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies travel to New Orleans to present at…

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