Shayna Silverstein


Shayna Silverstein received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in ethnomusicology.

Articles by this Author
Syria's Radical Dabka

A clip circulating on YouTube begins with two sets of feet stepping on a portrait of Syrian President Bashar al-Asad, defaced with a blood-red X and tossed on the ground. It soon becomes apparent that “dirty Asad” lies inside a ring...