The Uncultured Wars Is A Powerful Indictment Of Dominant American Liberal Left Discourse Through Twelve Stylish Essays Steven Salaita Returns Again And Again To His Core Themes Of Anti Arab Racism And Islamophobia And The Inadequacy Of Critical Thought Amongst The Chattering Classes , Showing How Racism Continues To Exist In The Places Where We Would Least Expect It By Looking At Topics As Diverse As Is Jackass Justifiable , Open Mindedness On Independence Day And Ambition, Terrorism And Empathy , Salaita Explores Why Arabs Are Marginalized, And Who Seeks To Benefit From This He Goes On To Make The Case That Arabs And Muslims Urgently Need To Be Included In The Conversations That People Have About American Geopolitics Part Of A Long Tradition Of Politically Engaged Writing, And A Trailblazer In The Emerging Genre Of Arab American Writing, This Book Is Eminently Readable And Relevant To Our Times.
I teach English at Virginia Tech and write about Arab Americans, Indigenous peoples, race and ethnicity, and literature I live with my beloved wife, my half blind bichon frise, and my nutty orange tabby in Blacksburg, Virginia The little fellow in the picture with me is my son, Ignatius, the fiery one.
- 176 pages
- The Uncultured Wars: Arabs, Muslims and the Poverty of Liberal Thought - New Essays
- Steven Salaita
- 19 April 2017 Steven Salaita