Reporting on Revolution: What's Next for the Revolts in the Arab World?
Turath, C-SJP, and ISO are proud to present an evening with some of the best journalists and media personalities of the 21st century. You will have the opportunity to hear accounts and analysis of the Arab revolutions from those who brought them live to our TV screens!
*Ayman Moheldin, Middle East-based correspondent for Al Jazeera English. Ayman has covered the December 2008 Israeli Airstrikes over Gaza.He became the first jour...nalist to report on the intricate network of tunnels that were once used for smuggling of weapons and people across the Egyptian-Gaza border. Most recently, Ayman covered the Egyptian Revolution for Al-Jazeera Arabic and English.
*Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Senior Producer and correspondent for Democracy Now! has covered the Egyptian revolution. Sharif covered a plethora of stories around the world, including reporting from Baghdad during the Iraq war, New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Haiti in the days after the January 2010 earthquake as well as the Democratic and Republican conventions in 2004 and 2008.
*Max Blumenthal, Independent journalist, writing fellow for the national insitute, columnist, documentary filmmaker, and political blogger. His work has been featured on The Nation, The American Prospect, Washington Monthly, Al Jazeera English, Alternet, and The Huffington Post.
** This event will be moderated by Prof. Bashir Abu-Manneh
Bashir Abu-Manneh is iAssistant Professor of English and director of the Film Studies program at Barnard College. Prof. Abu-Manneh teaches courses in Global Literature, Palestinian and Israeli literatures, Marxism, and Postcolonialism.