Arabology' is a weekly radio program hosted by Dr. Ramzi Salti, Lecturer in Arabic at Stanford University, which aims at showcasing various cultural productions from the Arab world including (mostly alternative) Arabic music, along with commentary in English. The show also features interviews (in English) with individuals whose work is related to the region. 'Arabology' airs live on Thursdays 3-5 pm (PST) on KZSU Stanford 90.1 FM and streams at http://kzsulive.stanford.edu
Previous Podcasts available at http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/series/Arabology
Dr. Salti's 'Arabology' Blog is at http://author32.blogspot.com
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The April 11, 2013 5th season premiere of 'Arabology' features an interview with Syrian American Hip Hop artist Omar Offendum (who performed along with the group DAM at Stanford on April 13, 2013). Show also showcases 'alternative' music from the region by Joussour, Michel Sajrawy, Gene Band, Saffron, Mashrou' Leila, Egyptian Project, JIMH, Elizabeth Ayoub, DAM, Zeid and the Wings, Mike Massy, and the Bay Area Music Ensemble Aswat.
Complete Playlist at http://zookeeper.stanford.edu/index.php?action=viewDJ&seq=selList&playlist=25547