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DISC Symposium. Investigating Islam: A Community Forum

Friday, February 17, 2017
2:00-4:00 PM
Gallery Hatcher Graduate Library Map
Moderator: Pauline Jones, DISC director. Panelists: Kadin Herring and Amir Khafagy, Beyond Sacred cast members; Mohammad Khalil, associate professor of religious studies, Michigan State University; Rudolph (Butch) Ware, associate professor of history, U-M.

“Investigating Islam: A Community Forum” explores the diverse experiences of Muslims in America at a time of increasing Islamophobia. The forum will include professors from the University of Michigan and Michigan State University and cast members of "Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity," an interview-based theater production presented by Ping Chong + Company. Sponsored by the Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum in partnership with UMS, this forum aims to inform conversations about the daily experiences of Islamophobia and to foster greater understanding between Muslim and non-Muslim communities.
Building: Hatcher Graduate Library
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Discussion, Inclusion, Muslim
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Islamic Studies Program , University Musical Society*, International Institute, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia

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