Edward Said interviewed by Salman Rushdie at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London (September 1986).
The following is an episode of the BBC series Exiles featuring Edward Said (h/t to Doug Tarnopol).
The following is an old episode of the BBC’s Hardtalk featuring Edward Said.
Renowned anthropologist Laura Nader (sister of Ralph Nader) discusses how Arab/Muslim women perceived the west during their encounters in the past centuries.
Downloadprogram audio (mp3, 47.8 Mbytes)
Edward Said spent much of his distinguished career combatting Western stereotypes of the Arab world. Laura Nader explains what Said meant by “Orientalism,” and describes what Arabs who visited the West in past centuries came to think of Western practices. Also, Adel Iskandar talks about the volume in which Laura Nader’s article about Said appears.
Adel Iskandar & Hakem Rustom, eds., Edward Said: A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation UC Press, 2010.
Each day over the next week we’ll be publishing one of the six lectures on the theme of ‘Representation of the Intellectual’ that Edward Said recorded in 1993 as part of the annual BBC Reith Lectures.
The fourth lecture is titled: ‘Professionals and Amateurs.’
Professionals and Amateurs (30 mins): MP3