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Steven Salaita


Steven Salaita is an American scholar holding the Edward W. Said Chair of American Studies at the American University of Beirut. His latest book is Uncivil Rites: Palestine and the Limits of Academic Freedom.

Comment: The narrative of preserving 'our way of life' was built on reinventing an insecure past, but these days it empowers CEOs and heads of state, writes Steven Salaita.

16 December, 2016

Comment: Support for Clinton might keep Trump from the White House, but that means nothing for those 'in distant lands' destined to suffer under her colonialist administration, notes Steven Salaita.

26 July, 2016

Comment: The campaign of boycott, divestment and sanctions aimed at the Israeli government is merely a reflection of the unspoken boycott of Palestinians by the academic establishment, writes Steven Salaita.

06 May, 2016