Monthly Archives: September 2018

Dogs and other Animals in the Islamic Middle East

Walking Binti  downtown the other day and talking to people and kids who wanted to pet her, hug her and  tell her cute she is I thought about how different it would be in the many places I have lived … Continue reading

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Orientalism, Occidentalism and Westoxification.

  The terms above are bandied about in Middle East academic circles. The one that is almost ubiquitous in any recent book or article about the Middle  East is “orientalism.” In the general usage of the term today, it means … Continue reading

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