When the sky is falling / you must learn to / generate a force field.
What knowledge, beyond fluency, is required in acts of translation?
What does it take to strengthen and sustain the solidarity built in responses to crises like 9/11?
I’m often the outsider-insider and sometimes a bridge.
Looking back at 9/11 and the Fall 2011 issue of the Asian American Literary Review
An Oral History of New York’s Arab and Muslim Community After 9/11
For AAWW at 30, we’ll celebrate with leaders of major Asian American organizations and publications the importance of finding a space of our own plus the literal and figurative definitions of home. Moderated by Cathy Linh Che of Kundiman, the panel features our very own Jafreen Uddin, Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific Center, and Snigdha Sur of The Juggernaut.
RSVP HERE! Twenty years after 9/11, leading Muslim screenwriters come together to discuss the state of Muslim American representation onscreen. Panelists will wrestle with the multi-faceted challenges of representing a tremendously diverse population, exploring how far we’ve come and, just as critically, how far we still have to go. Featuring Aman Ali, Zeshawn Ali, Aizzah Fatima, […]