Themester

FILM & DISCUSSION: Reel Bad Arabs with discussion lead by David McDonald (IU Folklore & Ethnomusicology)

In the documentary, Reel Bad Arabs, Dr. Jack Shaheen reveals a consistent pattern of malicious stereo-typing of Arabs and Muslims in Hollywood films. Dr. Shaheen provides historical comparisons of these representations of Arabs and Muslims to anti-Semitic and racial stereotypes and offers meaningful insights into the deleterious effects of these disturbing and inaccurate portrayals.

Following the viewing of this film, David McDonald from IU’s Folklore and Ethnomusicology department will offer his own insights and lead a discussion about Islamophobia and racial stereotypes in popular culture. 

Start
Tuesday October 17, 2017 12:00 PM
End
Tuesday October 17, 2017 02:00 PM
Location
Global and International Studies Building, Room 1060
Contact
Jennifer Webeck
Contact Email
jtwebeck@indiana.edu
Cost
Free
Other Info
This event is part of Themester 2017 Diversity Difference Otherness.
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