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The “Uplifting Identities and Sharing Our History” event took place at noon on Thursday, May 2, on the Santos Manuel Student Union North patio.
May 6, 2024

Cal State San Bernardino recently concluded the monthlong celebrations of Arab American Heritage Month and Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month with a special event, “Uplifting Identities and Sharing Our History,” which took place on Thursday, May 2.

The film screening included a panel discussion with film director Tarek Albaba and Ahlam Mutaseb, professor of media studies, as well as co-producer and lead researcher for the film.
May 2, 2024

The documentary, “36 Seconds: Portrait of a Hate Crime,” shines a light on the tragic 2015 murder of three young Muslim-Americans in Chapel Hill, N.C. Filmmaker Tarek Albaba and co-producer and lead researcher Ahlam Mutaseb discussed the importance of the film during a panel discussion after the screening.

CSUSB has been celebrating the inaugural Arab American Heritage Month with events throughout April.
April 17, 2024

CSUSB’s monthlong celebration of Arab American History Month will culminate with a special event, "Uplifting Identities and Sharing Our History," on Thursday, May 2, from noon to 2 p.m. on the Santos Manuel Student Union patio.

Mahbuba Hammad, full-time lecturer in the Department of World Languages and Literatures, presented at the opening ceremony.
April 10, 2024

The opening ceremony, which took place on April 9, featured a self-guided tour of the Ancient Egyptian Exhibit at RAFFMA and a presentation about prominent Arab Americans and their contributions.