Middle East in Focus

EI's Laurie King on KPFK Pacifica

Electronic Intifada cofounder Laurie King lived in Beirut, Lebanon from 1993-1998. For the first two years, she taught the “Cultural Studies III” course at the Lebanese American University (LAU) and, in 1995, became Editor in Chief of Al-Ra’ida, the quarterly journal of the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World at LAU. She has written for the Daily Star (Lebanon), and worked with the Arab Resource Center for the Popular Arts, which undertakes arts therapy with children and teenagers in Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon. Laurie was interviewed by Don Bustany on the Middle East in Focus program on KPFK, California, about current events in Lebanon.