The Alaska Peace Center will host Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) at a Jan. 26 screening of “1948: Creation and Catastrophe,” a documentary that she co-produced, and Kelly Campbell (psychology) was quoted in an article about why people cheat in relationships.
Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) was quoted in an article on how Inland Empire residents are reacting to the war in Gaza, and Brian Levin (criminal justice, emeritus) was interviewed in an article on the rising incidents of hate crimes driven by Islamophobia.
Presented by the university’s Center for the Study of Muslim & Arab Worlds, with the California Faculty Association’s Palestine, Arab, and Muslim Caucus, “On Weaponizing Anti-Semitism” will take place on Zoom; registration is required.
Barbara Sirotnik (information and decision sciences) discussed the latest Purchasing Managers Index and the region’s economy, and Brian Levin (criminal justice, emeritus) was interviewed about the increasing incidents of antisemitism.
Brian Levin (criminal justice, emeritus) was interviewed about increasing hate incidents targeting the Latino community (the segment also featured the Raza Database Project housed at CSUSB’s Latino Education and Advocacy Days project), and in a separate news segment, about the increase in hate incidents directed at Muslims and Jews.
Jonathan Dubois (anthropology) was interviewed about the symbolism of the hawk and the “evil eye,” Brian Levin (criminal justice, emeritus) discussed increasing hate crimes in the U.S. related to the escalating fighting between Hamas and Israel, and Nicolas M. Brunet (psychology) recently published a study that “explores early Event-Related Potentials (ERPs) sensitivity to facial stimuli.”
Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) was on a program that discussed paths to peace between Palestine and Israel and was interviewed for a report on how a German media outlet is instructing its journalists on how to cover the escalating violence in Gaza, and Brian Levin (criminal justice, emeritus) was on a segment about the surge of threats against Jewish and Muslim American communities.
The documentary by Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies), “1948: Creation & Catastrophe,” continues to be shown online to Australian audiences by the organizers of the postponed 2023 Palestinian Film Festival Australia, and Brian Levin (criminal justice, emeritus) was interviewed for separate articles about the increase in hate crimes, some linked to Israel-Hamas war.
During a time of stark misinformation about the current events in Gaza, the Center for the Study of Muslim & Arab Worlds will host a teach-in panel, “Contextualizing Current Violence in Gaza,” 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19.