WEEK 8- Shereen El Feki - Pop culture in the Arab world - WEEK 8 Video Shereen El Feki Pop culture in the Arab world Barbie and Fullah I am not afraid

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WEEK 8 Video: Shereen El Feki: Pop culture in the Arab world - Barbie and Fullah. - “I am not afraid to stand alone if allah is by my side” - Wants people to be inspired by Islam so people use Islam - Cross cultured hybridization- MTV vs. 4 Shabbab o New TV channel- equivalent of MTV - Noora- she sees good and bad in people - Jami- create fantastic inventions In Shereen El Feki’s video: Pop culture in the Arab world, why did she mention the 99 heros, what is the significance behind the number 99? - 99 the first Islamic super heros, rescue Islam from images of intolerance in a child friendly format. (99 ways to describe God) - Mesh of civilizations - “We made you into nations and tribes so that you could learn from one another.”
- At TEDGlobal University, Shereen El Feki shows how some Arab cultures are borrowing trademarks of Western pop culture -- music videos, comics, even Barbie -- and adding a culturally appropriate twist. The hybridized media shows how two civilizations, rather than dividing, can dovetail.

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