Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire

Posted by admin on Jan 30th, 2013

South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy (SANSAD) invites you to a talk with

Dr. Deepa Kumar
Associate Professor of media studies and Middle East Studies, Rutgers University

Author of Outside the Box: Corporate Media, Globalization and the UPS Strike and Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire

Mar. 2 – 7:00 – 9:00pm
Rm. 1700
SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

The recent murder of an Indian settled in New York by pushing him in front of a subway train and the shooting of Sikhs in the Oak Creek Gurdwara in Wisconsin are not isolated incidents. Deepa Kumar places such incidents within the matrix of US policy and institutions.

Organized by Seriously Free Speech Committee  Vancouver; financially supported by the Hari Sharma Foundation. UBC Social Justice Committee and the Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group; endorsed by Canada Palestine Association, Canada Palestine Support Network, South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy (SANSAD), UBC Colour Connected, UBC Solidarity with Palestinian Human Rights Committee, Boycott Israel Apartheid Committee, Independent Jewish Voices, Siraat.

Contact: Seriously Free Speech Committee: Brian Campbell – 604-254-1803 and Kathy Copps – 604-436-4850.

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