Kanan Makiya

Kanan Makiya appears in the following:

The American Occupation Through Iraqi Eyes

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Baghdad-born writer and professor Kanan Makiya talks about the devastation in Iraq during the U.S. occupation and his latest novel.


New Novel Tackles the Identity and Conflict of the Iraq War

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

The new novel, "The Rope" by Kanan Makiya, explores Iraq during the first four years of the American occupation.  


The Memory Industry

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Lawrence Weschler, director of the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU,  Ian Buruma, frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and the Henry R. Luce Professor at Bard, and Kanan Makiya, professor of Middle East studies at Brandeis University, take a critical look at our urge to commemorate.  All three will participate in the all-day symposium "Second Thoughts on the Memory Industry" Saturday, May 7th at NYU.

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