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Posted on Tue, Dec 7, 2010 : 9:59 a.m.

'What it means to me to be Arab American' art exhibit at U of M Duderstadt Center Gallery

By Frances Kai-Hwa Wang

The “What it means to me to be Arab American” art exhibit continues through Wednesday, Dec. 8 at the Duderstadt Center Gallery on the North Campus of the University of Michigan. Organized by a student group within the course, "Introduction to Arab American Studies" with Professor Nadine Naber, the exhibit features photographs and artwork by young Arab Americans including Laya Charara, Mohanad Mohammed, Derek Fawaz and more.

There will be a notebook available for visitors to leave comments.

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