April 2011 Lecture: “Backlash 9/11: Middle Eastern and Muslim Americans Respond”

The Middle East Studies Program will be hosting the final lecture of our Spring Lecture Series on Wednesday, April 20 at 6 pm in Ingraham Hall, Room 206.  Professor Mehdi Bozorgmehr will be giving a lecture entitled “Backlash 9/11: Middle Eastern and Muslim Americans Respond” based on his book of the same title.

This award-wining book is a comprehensive analysis of the impact of hate crimes and government initiatives on Middle Eastern and Muslim Americans after 9/11 and the organized responses of these communities.  Mehdi Bozorgmehr is Professor of Sociology and founding Co-Director of the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.

For more information, please visit mideast.wisc.edu or email cmes@mideast.wisc.edu.  Please see attached flier.

Thanks so much and we hope to see you there!

Middle East Studies Program