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Uploaded on Jun 21, 2011
Dr. Roger Allen explains how the internet and Al Jazeera helped to reveal the repressive actions of some Arab regimes.
Dr. Roger Allen has been an Arabic language and literature professor at the University of Pennsylvania since 1968. This position is actually the oldest professorial post in Arabic (as a separate language in its own right) in the United States, dating back to 1788.
In this series of videos produced by the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Allen provides context and analysis of the Arab revolutions sweeping Africa and the Middle East.