Welcome to my Website

Autobiographical statment:

Jaafar Aksikas is Associate Professor of Cultural Studies at Columbia College Chicago, where he was Director of the Cultural Studies Program from 2009 to 2013. He is also President of the Cultural Studies Association (CSA). His books include Arab Modernities (2009) and The Sirah of Antar: An Interpretation of Arab and Islamic History (2002).

About this website

To learn more about me, you may be interested to read my most recent Interview -- a short interview I gave at George Mason University and that chronicles some of the places, people, and ideas that have been influential in my life. To learn more about my work as president of the Cultural Studies Association and my vision for that organization, you may be interested to read the message I sent to the membership -- a short message that introduces who we are and what we do at the CSA.