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Lecture: 'Islamophobia, the Media, and the War on Terror'

Event Details

April 13, 2017
5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center

Room: HUB, 3rd Floor

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission

The lecture explores how the figure of "the terrorist" and the “war on terror” were invented by the media and political elites to justify increasing surveillance and violence domestically, and an illegal war in the Middle East internationally. Professor Deepa Kumar, of Rutgers University brings facts and rationality to a discussion normally dominated by emotion and misinformation.


The Integrative Learning Center is located in the center of campus, between the campus pond and the Campus Center.