Steven Salaita
Madison, Wisconsin

Recent works: Anti-Arab Racism: How Myth and Patriotism Combine to Inhibit Democracy, forthcoming

Favorite Writers: Franz Fanon, Assata Shakur, Walter Rodney, Alexander Cockburn, Noam Chomsky, Kathleen Christison, Edward Said, Ward Churchill, Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, Vine Deloria, Jr.

Quote: Arab–American writers and scholars are entering more intrepidly into what has been called the United States’ “culture wars.” I see in the twenty-something Arab–Americans of my generation a passionate—sometimes even fierce—dedication to defining ourselves, with really exciting activism emerging as a result.

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