Orientalism and selective solidarity: A conversation with Dr Suja Sawafta
Watch our conversation with Dr Suja Sawafta discussing Orientalism and selective solidarity in light of the Ukraine refugee crisis.
Sawafta is an Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Miami. She is currently working on her first book project which examines the impact of exile, intellectual commitment, and political dissent in the works of the formative Saudi-Iraqi novelist Abdulrahman Munif. She teaches interdisciplinary content courses on literature and cinema as well as Arabic and French language.