In what is becoming a regular occurrence, Prime Minister Tony Abbott drew much ire this week for offending members of the Australian public. This time, the outrage erupted when he asserted that […]
Shahd is a student of cognitive science in Sydney. She is a researcher and traveler with an obsession for kayaking and observing humans. Shahd listens to obscure music (bebop), reads faux-pretentious books (Salinger), argues about history and politics (which Arab doesn’t?), and zaps brains – her one true calling.
Shahd is a co-editor of Sajjeling and can be found on Instagram at @shahdtron.
Shahd Al-Janabi goes behind-the-scenes at the Sydney Film Festival and talks to filmmaker Desiree Akhavan about her feature film, Appropriate Behaviour. If a push-and-pull of cultures could be exasperated by a push-and-pull of sexuality […]
Evolution is, more often than not, perceived as a worldview. Shahd Al-Janabi explores the flaws to this approach and the misconceptions that abound as a result. Creationists and other groups opposed to Evolution typically […]
The evolution of Arabic music provides a record of the Arab experience, including the effect of Ottoman rule on society, the plotting of European powers, and the increasing role of Islam in […]
If Jean-Paul Sartre wanted evidence that his concept of “being-for-others” existed, then he would have found it by observing the way that Arabs assign value to themselves through white people. Yes, I […]