2024 AEJMC Conference Keynote Speaker is Wajahat Ali

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Join us at the AEJMC 2024 Conference Keynote Session in Philadelphia in welcoming Wajahat Ali. Wajahat Ali is an attorney, public speaker, Daily Beast columnist, and author of the book, “Go Back to Where You Came From: And, Other Helpful Recommendations on Becoming American,” published by W.W. Norton & Company. A University of California, Berkeley graduate, Ali shares his life perspective through entertaining and educational stories that are intended to bridge cultural and global separation. His essays, interviews, and reporting have appeared in The New York TimesThe AtlanticThe Washington PostThe Guardian, and New York Review of Books. Learn more about Wajahat Ali at


Make plans to attend this exciting and entertaining Keynote Session at 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 8. The conference opening reception follows immediately after this session.