dr. adel iskandar


dr. adel iskandar
TUES. OCT. 1, 2013 HSS 154 5-7 P.M.
In a very short period of time, the Arab world's most populous country
has seen a transition from rule by an iron-fisted dictatorship to a
populist uprising to military omnipotence to Islamist electoral victory to
constitutional turmoil to societal polarization. Egypt's iconic revolution
has been neither victorious nor defeated. Dr. Iskandar’s lecture will
discuss the conditions that precipitated the uprising and the eruption of
national dissent, the derailing of the revolution, the illusion of fair and
free elections, social inequities, media coverage, and the nuances of an
unfinished revolution.
Sponsored by the Middle East and Islamic Studies program
College of Humanities at San Francisco State University
Adel Iskandar is a scholar of Arab studies whose research focuses on media and
communication. His work deals with media, identity and politics. He teaches at the
Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) and the Communication, Culture and
Technology (CCT) program at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.