Anouar Majid: Piracy, Terrorism and the Question of Islam

THU, MAR 11, 2004 (48:01)

Dr. Anouar Majid, professor and chair of English at the University of New England, discusses the United States’ first major contact with the Muslim World in the Barbary War and the parallels to our own time.

+ BIO: Anouar Majid

Anouar Majid is founding chair and professor of English at the University of New England and the author of Freedom and Orthodoxy: Islam and Difference in the Post-Andalusian Age, Unveiling Traditions: Postcolonial Islam in a Polycentric World, and Si Yussef, a novel. He is also co-founder and editor of Tingis, a Moroccan-American magazine of ideas and culture.

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