Showing posts with label Islam. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Islam. Show all posts

Friday, January 15, 2016

Arabology Interviews Interview Lena Zubaid, Creator of 'Open Your World' Documentary



Arabology recently interviewed Kuwaiti visual artist Lena Zubaid about her photography and her "Open Your World" documentary which is available for viewing at youtu.be/HWOEOSDv-Co.
Lena, a Masters student at San Jose State University, wrote, filmed, edited, directed, and produced this documentary about the experiences of Gulf Arab students in America. The film (available on YouTube) features interviews with six Kuwaitis and four Saudi Arabians who have had to confront certain stereotypes in the United States.

Lena Zubaid's film is available below or at https://youtu.be/HWOEOSDv-Co


For more info about Lena Zubaid, see lenazubaid.wordpress.com/


Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Belgian Stamp Stresses Inter-Faith Unity



Left to right: Rabbi Albert Guigui, Imam Khalid Benhaddou, Bishop Johan Bonny (Bpost/Lieve Blancquaert) 

Belgium is issuing a stamp that includes 3 different religious leaders together along with the slogan "“Everybody equal, everybody different.” The stamp is meant to promote unity and tolerance by featuring Rabbi Albert Guigui with Imam Khalid Benhaddou and the Bishop of Antwerp Johan Bonny touching hands as a gesture of inter-faith unity. The three were photographed Antwerp by Flemish photographer Lieve Blancquaert.

Ramzi Salti's Talk: Healing through Lebanese Music (EPIC Fellows, Stanford Global Studies, September 2020)

Watch full talk at https://youtu.be/LzAaUrZEq8k This audio-visual talk by Stanford Lecturer + Arabology program host Dr. Ramzi Salti was pre...