From the Editors
Nadya Sbaiti and Maya Mikdashi
Scholars of Lebanon collectively grieved at the news of the passing of Kamal Salibi, eminent historian, professor, and prolific author, on Thursday, 1 September, 2011. Salibi spent most of his academic career as a faculty member of the Department of History and Archeology at the American University of Beirut (AUB), from 1953 until 1998, at which point he was appointed Professor Emeritus. Not only did he help shape the world view of undergraduates for over four successive ...Keep Reading »
Nadya Sbaiti is Assistant Professor of History at Smith and Mount Holyoke Colleges. She is co-editor of the Arab Studies Journal, and a co-founder of Jadaliyya Ezine.
Maya Mikidashi is a PhD candidate at Columbia University's Department of Anthropology and Co-Director of the documentary film About Baghdad. She is co-founder of Jadaliyya Ezine.
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