Representations of Muslims in American Entertainment

Photo courtesy Tony Shek, Creative Commons Attribution license
Photo courtesy Tony Shek, Creative Commons Attribution license

Lear Center Director Marty Kaplan was the moderator of a panel discussion about representations of Islam in American entertainment. Panel guests included Sabiha Khan, who spearheaded the campaign against depictions of Muslims on 24, and Cyrus Voris and Ethan Rieff, executive producers of the Showtime program Sleeper Cell starring Oded Fehr (pictured).

November 7, 2005
4:00 – 5:30 pm
USC Davidson Conference Center

Read more about the WKC seminar on Covering Islam and Muslims in America.

The Western Knight Center for Specialized Journalism (WKC) offers competitive fellowships to mid-career journalists for short, intense seminars on timely topics that are critical to the interests of the western United States and beyond. WKC is a partnership of the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and the University of California at Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. The program is funded by a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.