Throughout history, art has been used as an act of resistance and as a weapon to counter oppression and violence. Maria Armoudian talks to professor Mark LeVine about the role of art in resistance movements.

Mark LeVine is a professor of History at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of Heavy Metal Islam: Rock, Resistance, and the Struggle for the Soul of Islam, and Overthrowing Geography: Jaffa, Tel Aviv, and the Struggle for Palestine, 1880-1948.

 

 

This interview was originally aired on the Scholars’ Circle. For more information and to access our archive of episodes click here.

Photo Credit: Shawn Hoke

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