For up to date information see the “talks” section of her website.
Spoke on a panel titled “The Muslim Question: Islamophobia on the rise,” Gold room, Subo Building, Brooklyn College, 6pm, May 3, 2010.
Spoke on a panel titled “Sovereign Change: Prospects for Democracy in the Middle East,” 8pm, Meeting Room C, Second Floor, Douglass Campus Center, Rutgers University, April 27, 2010.
“Islamophobia and its Uses,” Flying Squirrel Community Center, Rochester, 11am, April 22nd, 2010.
“Revolution in the Air: The Middle East and North Africa,” 6pm, SUNY, Brockport, April 21, 2010.
“Revolution in the Air: The Middle East and North Africa,” 7pm, Student Center, Rochester Institute of Technology, April 22, 2010.
Spoke on panel titled “Information Revolutions: The Role of Social Media,” 4th floor, Alexander Library, Rutgers University, March 29, 2011
“Re-imagining Muslim Women: Empire and the Politics of Transnational Solidarity,” General Re Auditorium, University of Connecticut, Stamford, 3:30 pm, March 24, 2010.
“Beyond the “Clash of Civilizations”: A Brief History of Culture and Politics in the Middle Ages” at the Teaching About Middle History Conference, Rutgers University, 1:30pm, Nov 18, 2010.
“Islamophobia and Imperialism,” Berman Student Center, Manhantanville College, Purchase, NY, Dec. 1, 7pm, 2010.
Panel on historical memory and Muslims post 9/11, at the The Rights of Memory: 9/11 and the “Ground Zero Mosque” conference, Rutgers-Newark, Paul Robeson Center, 11:30am-1:30, Nov 8, 2010.
“Islamophobia & Racism: How do we stop the hate against Arabs and Muslims?” October 28, 2010 at 6:30pm, De Paul University Schmitt Academic Center Room 161, Chicago.
“Challenging Islamophobia Nine Years after 9/11,” October 13, 2010 at 6:30 pm, Lerner Hall, room 555 Columbia University.
“Islamophobia: Causes, Consequences and the Fight to End It” September 16, 2010 at 7:00 pm, Walker Stage, 56 Walker Street, Manhattan.
“The Cordoba House ‘Controversy’ and the Resurgence of Anti-Muslim Racism,” September 30, 2010 at 7:00 pm Lafayette Hall, Room 302, University of Vermont, Burlington.
Lectures on Islam, War, and Imperialism
“Gender Politics in the ‘War on Terror’: A Case for Transnational Solidarity,” University of Connecticut, Stamford, March 25, 2010.
“To be or not to be: Political responsibility in the era of empire.” Keynote address, Ways of Knowing Conference Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY. April 15, 2010.
“Islamophobia and the War on Afghanistan.” New York University, December 9, 2009.
“Exposing the ‘war on terror’: The Crisis in Pakistan, Elections, and its Aftermath.” Panel discussion (with Fawzia Afzal-Khan, Saadia Toor), Pace University, March 25, 2008.
“The Hypocrisy of the “War on Terror”: The Case of Afghanistan,” IVAWNewark Chapter, Dana Library, Rutgers University-Newark, March 5th, 2008.
“Orientalism in Film,” Panel discussion on Race, Ethnicity and the Moving Image, (with Barbara Cooper and Carter Mathes), Center for Race and Ethnicity, Rutgers University, February 1, 2008.
“The Hypocrisy of the “War on Terror”: Pakistan in Crisis,” City Collegeof New York, January 17, 2008.
“Islamophobia: The Attacks on Muslims and the Vilification of Islam,” Five Towns Forum, Hewlett Public Library, December 14th, 2007.
“The Hypocrisy of the War on Terror: Afghanistan and Pakistan,” Thomas Hunter Hall, Hunter College, Dec 5, 2007.
“Women and Islam,” SUNY Cortland, December 7, 2006.
“Ports, Cartoons, and Nukes: Islamophobia and US Imperialism in the New Millennium,” Ithaca College, NY, December 6, 2006 (this talk was part of the discussion series “Global Fury/ Global Fear: Engaging Muslims” hosted by the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies).
Keynote Speaker: “Islam and the Media,” at the annual awards meeting organized by the American Muslim Women’s Association, Yonkers, NY, November 5, 2006.
“Islam and Islamophobia,” invited lecture for the summer lecture series hosted by Westchester People’s Action Coalition, July 13, 2006.
“Free Speech, Democracy, and Islam: The Danish Cartoon Controversy,”Columbia University, NY, March 27, 2006.
“The Danish Cartoon Controversy and the Demonization of Muslims,”University of Vermont, VT, March 15, 2006.
“The demonization of Islam and Muslims” invited to speak at a community forum organized by the Coney Island Avenue Project, Brooklyn, NY, March 4, 2006.
Invited to contribute to a symposium on “Lessons from Iraq: Journalism and Professional Responsibility During Times of War,” Roy H. Park School of Communications, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, September 23, 2005.
“Unveiling Imperialism: Media, Gender, and the War on Afghanistan,”University of Vermont, VT, November 18, 2004.
Guest Commentator at an International Public debate on “Can Citizens get Objective Information about the ‘War on Terrorism,’” Forsyth Country Public Library, Winston-Salem, NC July 29, 2004.
“The Media during War,” University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, March 28, 2003.
“The Media After 9/11,” Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC, February 20th, 2003.
“Women, the Media, and the War on Afghanistan” presented at a forum on “Post 9/11: Specter of War and Prospects for Peace,” Wake Forest University, NC, Oct 15, 2002.
“Muslim Women, the Veil, and the Current Conflict,” Wake Forest University, NC, Nov 13, 2001.
“Why Islam is not the Enemy,” University of North Carolina, Greensboro,NC, Sept. 24, 2001.
Lectures on Media, Class, and Outside the Box:
Keynote address, Ways of Knowing: Students as Active Producers of Knowledge Conference Clarkson University, April 15, 2010.
Keynote address, Conference of the Canadian Association of Labour Media (CALM), Windsor, Ontario, May 14, 2010.
”Media, Globalization, and Labor: Lessons from the UPS Strike,” Modern Times Bookstore, San Francisco, July 9, 2008
“Media, Globalization, and Labor: Lessons from the UPS Strike,” Garden Room, Sierra 2 Center, Sacramento, July 10,
Keynote Address: “Ten Years Since the UPS Strike: Lessons for the Labor Movement,” at GCEU conference, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, August 10, 2007.
“10 Years Since the UPS Strike,” presentation at Teamsters Local 805, NY, August 4, 2007.
“Material and Immaterial Resistance: The Role of Collective Struggle in Media Reform,” Cardiff University, UK. Hosted by the School of Journalism, Media, and Cultural Studies, March 27, 2007.
“Material and Immaterial Resistance: The Role of Collective Struggle in Media Reform,” Westminster University, UK. Hosted by the Communication and Media Research Institute, March 28, 2007.
“Cultural Studies, Collective Resistance and the UPS Strike,” one of four invited guests at the 11th Annual Cultural Studies Conference, Indiana University, February 9-10, 2007.
“Race and Class in the US : Lessons from Katrina,” New York University , New York, NY, September 29, 2005.