Ahmed Shawki (socialist)
Ahmed Shawki is an Arab American socialist activist and journalist, the editor of the International Socialist Review and a leader of the International Socialist Organization.
Hisham Matar
Hisham Matar (Arabic: هشام مطر‎) (born 1970)is a Libyan writer. His debut novel In the Country of Men was shortlisted for the 2006 Man Booker Prize. Matar’s essays have appeared in the Ashar...
Laura Nader
Laura Nader (born 1930) is an American anthropologist. She has been a Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley since 1960. She was the first woman to receive a tenure-track ...
Abraham Mitrie Rihbany
Abraham Dimitri Rihbany known as Abraham Mitrie Rihbany (Arabic: أبراهام متري الرحباني‎ , 1869-1944; sometimes spelled Rahbany) was an American theologian, philologist and historian of Rûm ...
Mikha'il Na'ima
Mikha'il Na'ima (also spelled Mikhail Naimy; Arabic: ميخائيل نعيمة) (b. 1889 in Mount Sannine in modern day Lebanon, d. 1988) was a Lebanese author and poet of the New York Pen League.
Na'ima comp...
Lisa Suhair Majaj
Lisa Suhair Majaj (1960) is a Palestinian-American poet and scholar. Born in Hawarden, Iowa, Majaj was raised in Jordan. She earned a B.A. in English literature from American University of Beirut and...
Vance Bourjaily
Vance Nye Bourjaily (September 17, 1922 – August 31, 2010) was an American novelist, playwright, journalist, creative writing teacher, and essayist.
Bourjaily was born in Cleveland, Ohio to Monte ...
Anthony Shadid
Anthony Shadid (September 26, 1968 – February 16, 2012) was a foreign correspondent for The New York Times based in Baghdad and Beirut. He won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting twice...
Ali Abunimah
Ali Abunimah speaks at the Palestine Solidarity Conference in Stuttgart.Ali Hasan Abunimah (Arabic: علي حسن ابو نعمة‎, [ˈʕali ˈħasan abuˈnɪʕme]; born December 29, 1971) is a Palestinian A...
Jack Marshall (author)
Jack Marshall (born 1936 in Brooklyn, United States) is an award-winning American poet and author born to an Iraqi father and a Syrian mother of Jewish heritage.
He grew up speaking Arabic in a Se...
Edward Said
Edward Wadie Said ([wædiːʕ sæʕiːd]; Arabic: إدوارد وديع سعيد‎, Idwārd Wadīʿ Saʿīd; 1 November 1935 – 25 September 2003) was a Palestinian American literary theorist and public intellectual w...
Knowledge Ecology International
Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) is a non-governmental organization. It was founded by Ralph Nader in 1995 and was then called Consumer Project on Technology. It deals with issues related to the...
The Nader Report on the Federal Trade Commission
This report ("The Nader Report") is the result of a student task force exploration of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), completed over the course of a summer job led by Ralph Nader. The seven law s...
Naomi Shihab Nye
Naomi Shihab Nye (born March 12, 1952) is a poet, songwriter, and novelist. She was born to a Palestinian father and American mother. Although she regards herself as a "wandering poet", she refers to ...
Gregory Orfalea
Gregory Orfalea is an American writer, the author or editor of nine books, including his most recent works the biography Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra's Dream and the Founding of California (Scr...
M.T. Mehdi
Mohammed (sometimes spelled "Mohammad") Taki Mehdi, commonly M.T. Mehdi (January 6, 1928 - February 23, 1998) was an Iraqi-American based in New York. He was highly visible in media circles for being ...
Ralph Nader
Ralph Nader (/ˈneɪdər/, Arabic: رالف نادر; born February 27, 1934) is an Arab American political activist of Lebanese origin, as well as an author, lecturer, and attorney. Areas of particular concern...
Lawrence Joseph
Lawrence Joseph (born 1948 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American poet, writer, essayist, critic, lawyer, and professor of law.
Joseph's grandparents, Lebanese Maronite and Syrian Melkite Eastern Ca...
Shafeek Nader
Shafeek Nader (1926–1986) was the first son of Rose Nader, and older brother of Ralph Nader, Laura Nader and Claire Nader. He was a community advocate and the principal founder of Northwestern Connect...
Edward Said bibliography
Edward Said was a literary theorist, cultural critic, and political activist for Palestine. He was University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, and edited several...
Hisham Sharabi
Hisham Sharabi (1927 Jaffa, Palestine–2005 Beirut, Lebanon) was Professor Emeritus of History and Umar al-Mukhtar Chair of Arab Culture at Georgetown University, where he was a specialist in European ...
Zainab Salbi
Zainab Salbi (Arabic: زينب صلبي) (born 1969) is an Iraqi American author, women's rights activist, humanitarian, social entrepreneur, and media commentator who is the founder and former CEO (1993-2011...
Khalil Gibran
Khalil Gibran (/dʒɪˈbrɑːn/; full Arabic name Gibran Khalil Gibran, sometimes spelled Kahlil; Arabic: جبران خليل جبران‎ / ALA-LC: Jubrān Khalīl Jubrān or Jibrān Khalīl Jibrān) (January 6, 188...
Saree Makdisi
Saree Makdisi (born 1964) is an American literary critic of Palestinian and Lebanese descent, specializing in eighteenth and nineteenth century British literature. He also writes on contemporary Arab ...
Jack Shaheen
Dr. Jack G. Shaheen is a writer and lecturer specializing in addressing racial and ethnic stereotypes. He has given over 1,000 lectures on the issue across the United States and on three continents. H...
Mohja Kahf
Mohja Kahf (born 1967, Damascus, Syria) is an Arab-American poet and author.
Kahf moved to the United States in 1971. Her family has been involved in Syrian opposition politics, a theme reflected...