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WEEK 8Video: 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 ShabbaboNew TV channel- equivalent of MTV -Noora- she sees good and bad in people-Jami- create fantastic inventionsIn 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 borrowingtrademarks 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.