Constructive & Creative Media Literacy

with Dr. Maytha Alhassen

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Critical Media Studies

This presentation contains ASL interpretation

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Dr. Maytha Alhassen

Maytha Alhassen, Ph.D. is a historian, journalist, social justice artist, and mending practitioner. Inspired by James Baldiwn declaration of himself a “public witness,” she sees her work in the world as an engaged wit/h/nessing (witness \+ withness). Dr. alhassen received her Ph.D. in American studies & Ethnicity from USC, training in the disciplines of history, anthropology, media studies, Middle East studies with an emphasis on race, class, gender, religion and social movements. As a journalist, alhassen appeared as a co-host on Al Jazeera English and The Young Turks and written for CNN, Huffington Post, Boston Review, Mic, The Baffler. In the social justice organizing realm, alhassen co-founded Occidental College’s Social Justice Institute, Believers Bail Out, Arabs for Black Lives collective and currently sits on the board of Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative. Lastly, Alhassen is a Co-Executive Producer for Golden-Globe-winning, Emmy-nominated Hulu series Ramy and a Religion and Public Life Fellow in Media \+ Entertainment at Harvard University