Acaddemic Minute

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu April 19, 2012

Dr. Mehnaz Afridi, Manhattan College – Muslims and the Holocaust

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Mehnaz Afridi of Manhattan College explains how many Islamic communities resisted Nazi efforts during the Holocaust.

Mahnaz Afridi is an assistant professor of religious studies and director of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College. Her research interests include the Holocaust, interreligious identity, and post-genocide identity.

About Dr. Afridi

Dr. Mehnaz Afridi, Manhattan College – Muslims and the Holocaust

Read more
Academic Minute
5:00 am
Tue April 10, 2012

Dr. Maryann Tebben, Bard College at Simon’s Rock – French Cuisine

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Maryann Tebben of Bard College at Simon’s Rock reveals French cuisine’s most French dish.

Maryann Tebben is a professor of language and literature at Bard College at Simon’s Rock. Her teaching and research interests include seventeenth-century French literature, women writers, and French and Italian writers of the Renaissance.  She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California.

About Dr. Tebben

Read more