Introduction The subject of discrimination towards Asians and Arabs in the media as defined by Dr. Edward Said’s groundbreaking book “Orientalism” in 1978 and American bellydancing has been discussed at length since 911 happened in America. The… Read more.
As an ethnomusicologist I have seen that women play certain instruments in Arab music; what are they, and why do they do this? In this article we will explore the daf, the frame drum, and… Read more.
Sufi Pilgrimage: The Mystic’s Inner and Outer Journeys“Whichever way you turn, There is the face of God” (Q, 2:115) Introduction: Sufism, a Pilgrimage of the Heart The above quote is… Read more.