JAD FOR REEL Podcast (عن جد) – Episode 4 by Jadaliyya published on 2014/02/08 17:38:27 +0000 The fourth episode of ‘An Jad/For Reel, Jadaliyya’s monthly audio podcast, covers Egypt, Sudan, Lebanon, developments at the Arab Studies Institute, reverberations of academic boycott, and gender. It begins with a roundup of some of Jadaliyya’s hottest December and January pieces and takes a look at the development of Arab Studies Journal in an interview with ASJ editor and Jadaliyya co-editor Sherene Seikaly. ‘An Jad co-hosts talk to Turkey page editor Emrah Yildiz about the newly released Gezi JadMag and the undertones of the Gezi Park protests. The episode covers backlash against the American Studies’ Association’s academic boycott resolution and features highlights on the debate from Jadaliyya. Egypt coverage includes the second constitutional referendum, commentary on the third anniversary of the January 25 Revolution, and an interview with Egyptian activist Hossam El-Hamalawy. In an interview with Jadaliyya co-editor Maya Mikdashi this episode explores Lebanon’s political unrest, bringing nuance to the conversation on sectarianism and imagining a hopeful future. The episode ends with McGill University Professor Khalid Medani’s take on the violence in South Sudan.