Recommended Readings & Audio Visual Titles
Keen, Sam. Faces of the Enemy: Reflections of the Hostile Imagination: The Psychology of Enmity. Olympic Marketing Corp. 1986.
McAlister, Melani. Epic Encounters: Culture, Media, and U.S. Interests in the Middle East: 1945-2000. University of California Press. 2001.
Qureshi, Emran and Sells, Michael, eds. The New Crusades: Constructing the Muslim Enemy. Columbia University Press. 2003.
Shaheen, Jack. Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People. Interlink Publishing Group. 2001.
FILMS & VIDEOS:
“Divided We Fall.” Link to resource (accessed June 24, 2010).
Interview with Robert Spencer, Director, Jihad Watch Web site. C-SPAN’s Q&A. August 20, 2006. Link to resource (accessed June 24, 2010). Requires installation of RealPlayer
“Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West.” Google Video. Link to resource (accessed June 24, 2010)
Shaheen, Jack G. “Reel Bad Arabs.” Google Video. Link to resource (accessed June 24, 2010). Straightforward look at Hollywood’s portrayals of Arab and Muslim people.
Professor of Iranian and Central Asian History and of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, The University of Chicago
Outreach Coordinator, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Chicago
Map of the Middle East. University of Texas. Link to resource (accessed March 18, 2010).
Map of the Muslim World: Sunni/Shia Distribution. Mapsorama.com. Link to resource (accessed June 24, 2010).