From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
Nancy Farley has worked at Georgetown University since 1987, serving for many years as editor of Governance at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute. In 2002 she joined CCAS, where she coordinated the undergraduate and graduate certificate programs and provided editorial and administrative assistance. In 2007, she joined the Arabic Dept. where she also provides editorial support. She did medical social work at Harlem Hospital/NY (1970-75), taught ESL in Peace Corps/Tunisia (1975-78), researched cancer at NIH (1979-83), taught ESL/journalism at Yarmouk University in Jordan (1983-87) and still teaches ESL at NIH. She holds a BA and an MS in biology, certificates in ESL and editing, and often visits family and friends in Lebanon and the fabulous Middle East.
Said’s legacy is one that insists on the necessity of solidarity, and of linking up various forms of struggle. But it is also one that deepens our understanding of solidarity by noting that solidarity and criticism, sometimes taken to be opposites, are in fact closely linked...click | email | tweet