November 9, 2011
Mason Hall, Edwin Meese Room, III
George Mason University
Presented by the Arab Studies Institute (ASI) and George Mason University's Middle East Studies Program, Global Islamic studies and Middle East Etc. Film Club
Zein El-Amine has a Master’s in Fine Arts from the University of Maryland and teaches Global Literature and Social Change at the University of Maryland. Zein leads annual literary study abroad trips to Egypt and Ireland. He is also one of the founding members of the award-winning trade magazine Left Turn, published in New York. He is a published poet and writer and was one of the translators for the Sundance Film Festival-nominated documentary Sling Shot Hip Hop
Forum on Muslim and Arab Affairs
FAMA is the research arm of the Arab Studies Institute.
Forum on Arab and Muslim Affairs (FAMA) is the research arm of the Arab Studies Institute. It produces and oversees ASI’s research projects on overarching issues related to the Arab and broader Muslim worlds, including the Middle East and North Africa. The forum is the home of ASI's Knowledge Production Project, the Political Economy Project, among others. All FAMA projects are operated by the Arab Studies Institute, a nonprofit organization that produces and scrutinizes knowledge on matters related to the Arab world and its relations.