Events

UPCOMING

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PAST

  • Reader, “Authentically Abraham,” Middle Eastern Story Telling, Markaz Art Center for the Greater Middle East, Los Angeles, September 2015
  • Panelist, “Writing the Mixed Experience Professionally,” Mixed Remixed Festival, Los Angeles, June 2015
  • Reader, “In Honor of Bear’s Abuelita,” Graduate Student Reading, University of Southern California, May 2015
  • Reader, “Meeting Bear,” USC Master of Professional Writing Reading Series, Skylight Books, February 2015
  • Reader, “Dear Cub,” USC Master of Professional Writing Reading Series, The Last Bookstore, November 2014
  • Presenter, “Passing as White, Flaming as Arab: Why Mixed-heritage Arab American Women Writers Choose Not to ‘Pass’ as White and Instead to ‘Flame’ as Arab, Radius of Arab American Writers’ National Conference, Minneapolis, MN, September 2014
  • Reader, “The Moment I Became My Mother,” USC Master of Professional Writing Reading Series, Vroman’s Bookstore, March 2013
  • Reader, “No Longer Just American,” USC Master of Professional Writing Reading Series, The Last Bookstore, November 2012
  • Panelist, “A Place of One’s Own: the Women’s Resource Center 35th Anniversary,” Cal State L.A., March 2012
  • Presenter, “WRC Trailblazers: The History of Cal State L.A.’s Women’s Resource Center,” Cal State L.A.’s Womyn of Color Conference: Bridging Movements Past, Present, and Future,” November 2009
  • Workshop Leader, “Healing from Our Struggles to Continue in the Struggle,” Pomona College, April 2009
  • Performer, Vagina Monologues, Cal State L.A., February 2008
  • Cohost/Contributor, Make/shift Magazine Issue 2 Reading, Skylight Books, October 2007
  • Interviewed Guest, Uprising, KPFK 90.7 FM Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles, July 2007
  • Cohost/Contributor, Make/shift Magazine Launch Party, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, March 2007
  • Reader/Contributor, “No Longer Just American,” Nobody Passes Book Signing, Skylight Books, Los Angeles, February 2007
  • Workshop Session Co-leader, “Making Change, Shifting Society: Feminist Culture and Action,” USC Center for Women and Men, Women’s Leadership Retreat, January 2007
  • Panelist, “Third Wave Feminism: A Look at the Future,” Women’s Resource Center 30th Anniversary Symposium, Cal State L.A., November 2006
  • Interviewed Guest, Feminist Magazine, KPFK 90.7 FM Pacifica Radio, November 2006
  • Presenter, “Hollywood’s Harem Housewife: Orientalism in I Dream of Jeannie,” Arabs in Diaspora Conference at the Center for Arab American Studies, University of Michigan, Dearborn, May 2006
  • Award Recipient, Special Recognition in Graduate Studies, 45th Annual Honors Convocation, Cal State L.A., April 2006
  • Presenter, “Hollywood’s Harem Housewife: Orientalism in I Dream of Jeannie,” 14th Annual Student Symposium, Cal State L.A., February 2006
  • Presenter, “Acknowledging Race & Representation: Orientalism in I Dream of Jeannie,” Middle East Studies Association, Washington D.C., November 2005
  • Award Recipient, Graduate Equity Fellowship, Cal State L.A., November 2005
  • Award Recipient, Outstanding Graduate Student, 32nd Alumni Awards Gala, Cal State L.A., October 2005
  • Award Recipient, Jack Shaheen Scholarship Award for Arab Americans in Media Studies, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee’s Silver Anniversary Convention, Washington, D.C., May 2005
  • Presenter, “Gender and Race in Hollywood: A Look at I Dream of Jeannie,” Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference, Cal State L.A., May 2005
  • Presenter, “The Dance of Ethnography: The Complexities of Interview-Based Research,” Rockefeller Humanities Program Final Symposium, Cal State L.A., May 2005
  • Award Recipient, Alumni Scholarship, Annual Alumni Scholarship Luncheon, Cal State L.A., February 2005
  • Interviewed Guest, Uprising, KPFK 90.7 FM, Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles, February 2005
  • Guest Host, The Daily Review, KPFK 90.7 FM, Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles, April 2002