Artists and critics frequently encounter conceptually and visually challenging work that demands intellectual unpacking and deconstruction. As an artist and patriot, I feel it is my duty to interpret Bilal’s work and continue to facilitate discussion concerning the past and future actions of our great Nation.
- *Background: Wafaa Bilal’s Work in Troy*
- *Faculty Senate – Democracy Teach-In*
- 9/11 abuse of power academic freedom American Enterprise Institute arts Bilal censorship conflict cultural life democracy dialog dialogue difference discomfort dread scott effects of war EMPAC experiment Faculty Senate First Amendment flag freedom of expression freedom of speech and expression freedoms of speech and expression free speech hatred hope human rights iEAR injustice Iraq Iraqi-American Iraq War Islam liberal education liberties loyal opposition nonviolence platforms for discourse politics possibility prejudice Rensselaer republicans RPI selective enforcement surveillance the Constitution the Other The Sanctuary the Sanctuary for Independent Media thought-provoking transformation Troy Troy politics truth violence Virtual Jihadi Wafaa Wafaa Bilal war