Honoring Elaine Hagopian

Publish Date: Jul 01, 2024

Honoring Elaine Hagopian: A Pillar of the Arab American Community Elaine Hagopian: More than half a century of Achievements. An Introductory Note by Hani Faris. TOPIC ONE: Elaine Hagopian: Scholar, Activist, Mentor and Friend by Nancy Murray. TOPIC TWO: Building A National Organization: The Association of Arab American University Graduates (AAUG). 1. Baha Abu Laban: Former AAUG President. 2. Abdeen Jabara: Former AAUG President. 3. John Makhoul: Former AAUG President. TOPIC THREE: Creating a Think Tank: Trans Arab Research Institute (TARI). 1. Atif Kubursi: Origins of TARI. 2. Hani Faris: A highlight of TARI activities. TOPIC FOUR: Organizer, program developer and leader of Cultural/fact finding tours: Opening eyes and engendering progressive activists. Kathy and John Roberts. 2004 Refugee Tour. TOPIC FIVE: Educating the Public: Bringing about a Treasure of Arabic Hour audio-video documentaries: A Discussion Mike Haidar, Nabih Hakim, Jocelyn Ajami. Conclusion: Elaine answers participants’ questions. Recorded on Saturday, June 8, 2024

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