When I was first asked to deliver this keynote address, I wanted to say no. I haven't been a teenager for over 10 years. I’m going bald and blind, I hate going to the mall, and I don’t go to tuition classes on the weekends. What do I know about the challenges of high school today?
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Amarnath AmarasingamAmarnath Amarasingam is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Centre for Refugee Studies at York University and also teaches at Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo. He is the author of Pain, Pride, and Politics: Sri Lankan Tamil Activism in Canada (under contract with The University of Georgia Press). His research interests are in diaspora politics, post-war reconstruction, social movements, radicalization and terrorism, media studies, and the sociology of religion. He is the editor of The Stewart/Colbert Effect: Essays on the Real Impacts of Fake News (2011) and Religion and the New Atheism: A Critical Appraisal (2010). He has also published articles in Studies in Religion, the Journal of Contemporary Religion, Canadian Ethnic Studies, Muslim Minority Affairs, the Journal of Religion and Film, and Mental Health, Religion, and Culture. He has presented papers at numerous national and international conferences, and has contributed to The Daily Beast, The Toronto Star, Groundviews, The Province (Vancouver), The Huffington Post and The Washington Post’s On Faith blog. He can be reached at: [email protected]
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