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The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

Joshua Hammer

The Bad-Ass Librarians of TimbuktuTo save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a brave band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven. Read More ››

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Rapid-Response: What's Next for Brazil?

Rapid-Response: What's Next for Brazil?On Sunday, the lower house of Congress voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff. Will the Senate take up the impeachment? How did this happen? Join PSU's Shawn Smallman for a discussion on what could evolve into one of the bigger dramas shaping Brazil’s future. Read More ››

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The Making of Asian America

Erika Lee

The Making of Asia AmericaAward-winning historian Erika Lee rexplores how generations of Asian immigrants and their American-born descendants have made and remade Asian American life in the U.S. Read More ››

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Reel vs. Real: Muslim Media Stereotypes & Islamophobia

Michael Cahana
Dr. Jamal Badawi

Reel vs. Real: Muslim Media Stereotypes & IslamophobiaMichael Cahana and Dr. Jamal Badawi respond to Jack Shaheen's documentary "Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People" and discuss how to approach Islamophobia in our communities. Read More ››

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Saudi Arabia and the U.S.: Some Perspective

Saudi Arabia and the U.S.: Some PerspectivesJoin us for a discussion with former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia James B. Smith—as he shares his thoughts on key challenges for US-Saudi Relations Read More ››



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