D Gershon Lewental, PhD—News

Stack of newspapers.
Stack of newspapers. [Source: BrewerETC.]

Below, please find mentions about my work in the news and other sources.

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Press reports

Keith, Emma. ‘OU faculty members discuss Jewish and Syrian refugee crises on Holocaust Remembrance Day’, The Oklahoma Daily, 04 May 2016. (online: http://www.oudaily.com/news/ou-faculty-members-discuss-jewish-and-syrian-refugee-crises-on/article_9e86a8fa-1233-11e6-b2e0-fbac5be0827c.html).

Rey, Olivier. ‘Radical Islam: A Reaction to Western supremacy’, Red Dirt Report, 06 April 2016. (online: http://www.reddirtreport.com/red-dirt-news/radical-islam-reaction-western-supremacy).

Hampton, Joy. ‘Turning points in history show the rise of radical Islam’, Norman Transcript, 02 April 2016, A1, A3. (online: http://www.normantranscript.com/news/government/turning-points-in-history-show-the-rise-of-radical-islam/article_0677506e-ce8a-59e3-86b4-7ed930ad3caf.html).

Free lecture slated on radical Islam’, Norman Transcript, 01 April 2016.

”What makes radical Islam so radical?” Cornbread and Beans lecture’, Norman Transcript, 15 March 2016 (online: http://www.normantranscript.com/news/government/what-makes-radical-islam-so-radical-cornbread-and-beans-lecture/article_4d95b277-4215-573f-b7ef-7f378b93aa59.html).

Kellogg, Elizabeth. ‘Professor Spotlight: Gershon Lewental’, The Osher Lifelong Learnng Institute (OLLI) News, Spring 2016 (online: http://www.ou.edu/outreach/olli/newsletters/fall-2016/gershon-lewental.html).

Library briefs’, Norman Transcript, 18 March 2014 (online: http://www.normantranscript.com/local/x1387870969/Library-briefs).

Visiting professor to give Israel-related lecture’, Edmond Sun, 11 November 2013 (online: http://www.edmondsun.com/features/x135004653/Visiting-professor-to-give-Israel-related-lecture).

Angier, Terri. ‘Baha’i holy day celebration and talk by Israeli professor at the Edmond Baha’i Center’, NewsOK.com, 07 November 2013 (online: http://newsok.com/article/3902042).

Lewental to speak tonight’, Norman Transcript, 17 October 2013 (online: http://www.normantranscript.com/religion/x1909743971/Lewental-to-speak-tonight).


Annie Tracy Samuel, ‘The Memory of al-Qadisiyyah & its uses’, Dissertation Reviews, 24 May 2013 (online: http://dissertationreviews.org/archives/4499).

Upcoming talks and lectures

Please note that not all of these events are open to the general audience; please check with the organisers to confirm.
  • 03 June 2019, 14.40—‘Religion or state? Symbols, rhetoric, and identity in wartime Iran’ (The Iranian Revolution at 40: A Reappraisal, a conference of the Alliance Center for Iranian Studies, Tel-Aviv University): 2nd floor, Wiener-Gross Building, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
  • 31 October–02 November 2019—‘From Muʾtah and the Bridge to al-Yarmūk and al-Qādisiyyah: Echoes of defeats and victories in the literature of Islamic historical writing’ (12th annual conference of the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa): Key Bridge Marriott Hotel, Washington, DC.
  • Past events ► click to expand