The Joke is Mightier than the Sword

November 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Michigan Theatre
603 E Liberty St
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
PC: Sunny Martini

Bassem Youssef

In The Joke is Mightier than the Sword, Youssef shares his personal story and his thoughts on the political climate that led to the Arab Spring, its parallels to the current state of American politics, and how propaganda lays the foundation for dictatorial regimes. The multimedia presentation includes a talk, video, audience Q&A, and book signing.



Series co-sponsors: Islamic Studies ProgramLanguage Resource CenterUniversity Musical Society,  Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies