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Hisham Aidi discusses "Rebel Music" at Fall for the Book

Hisham Aidi discusses "Rebel Music" at Fall for the Book

On Oct. 1, the Ali Vural Ak Center hosted Hisham Aidi for a discussion of his latest book, "Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture", shedding light on the intersection of Islam with African-American musical traditions and using hiphop in cultural diplomacy.

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Faculty Spotlight: Alison Landsberg's New Book

Faculty Spotlight: Alison Landsberg's New Book

Dr. Alison Landsberg explains her new book, Engaging the Past, and how affective engagement is characteristic of popular historical texts. Learn more about history, visual culture, mass culture, and viewership by reading her full interview.

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Lichter in LA Times: Late-Night Television's Role in Elections

Lichter in LA Times: Late-Night Television's Role in Elections

In a piece in the Los Angeles Times regarding the “new generation” of late-night television hosts, Robert Lichter, faculty member, Department of Communication and director of Mason’s Center for Media and Public Affairs, discusses the importance of late-night television to political campaigns.

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