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Posted on Tue, Dec 7, 2010 : 1:32 p.m.

'Terrorists, Harems, and Veils? — Breaking Stereotypes of Muslim Women' with Najah Bazzy at U of M Tuesday

By Frances Kai-Hwa Wang

“Terrorists, Harems, and Veils?—Breaking Sterotypes of Muslim Women” featuring Najah Bazzy promises discussion, film clips and food on Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m., 3512 Haven Hall, Ann Arbor.

From an email announcement from the University of Michigan Center for Middle Eastern and Near Eastern Studies: “Najah Bazzy is a transcultural Nurse Clinical Specialist with extensive background in critical care nursing and special expertise in Arab and Muslim health care, beliefs and practices. She is CEO of Diversity Specialists and Transcultural Health Care Solutions. She is also the Executive Director and Founder of Zaman International, a nonprofit humanitarian organization which provides ‘hope for humanity.’”

This program is presented by Students for Challenging Perspectives (SCP) and the University of Michigan Arab American Studies Program in the Department of American Culture.

Frances Kai-Hwa Wang is a second-generation Chinese American from California who now divides her time between Ann Arbor and the Big Island of Hawaii. She is editor of Asian American Village, lead multicultural contributor for and a contributor for New America Media's Ethnoblog. She is a popular speaker on Asian Pacific American and multicultural issues. Check out her website at, her blog at, and she can be reached at