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Muslim Journeys: Events

Events

All programs are free and open to the public and have been made possible through the support of the New York Council for the Humanities.                  Series registration is required for the group of four book discussions.

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Brochure of all Events

October 7, 2013 - November 13, 2013

WEEK 1 Connected Histories, American Stories

Monday October 7, 2013, 12:30 PM– 1:45 PM , Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, LIUPost

Dr. Bob Brier Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt: A Crucial Meeting Islamic and Christian Cultures.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM, Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, LIUPost

Panelists: Amjad Mahmood Khan, Nasim Mehdi, Zeshan Hamid Moderator Iftikhar Ahmed

Muslim Journeys: The Experiences of One Immigrant Community in the United States.

 

WEEK 2 Pathways of Faith, Education

Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 12:30 PM- 1:45 PM, Top of the Commons, Hillwood Commons, LIUPost

Zeshan Hamid What an Educator Should Know About Islam

Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM, Top of Commons, Hillwood Commons, LIUPost

Dr. Shahid Siddiqi, The Pursuit of Knowledge in a Globalizing World: An Islamic Perspective

 

WEEK 3 Literary Reflections

Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM, Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, LIUPost

Dr. Shaireen Rashid: Sexuality , Islam, and the War on Terror

Thursday, October 24, 2013, 10:30 AM -12:00 noon, Pioneer Room, Hillwood Commons, LIUPost 

Dr. Margaret Hallissy, First Book Discussion, Mustafa Bayoumi, How Does It Feel to Be a Problem? Being Young and Arab in America Please call 516-299-2895 to register for all four book discussions

 

WEEK 4 Art, Architecture, Film

Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 12:30 PM- 1:45 PM, Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, LIUPost

  Dr. Philip Harwood, Muslim Journeys: The Muslim's Place In Film Through The Years

 Thursday, October 31, 2013, 10:30 AM -12:00 noon, Pioneer Room, Hillwood Commons, LIUPost

Dr. Margaret Hallissy , Second Book Discussion, Marjane Satrapi, Persopolis: The Story of a Childhood

Thursday, October 31, 2013, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM, Top of the Commons, Hillwood Commons, LIUPost

Dr. Anne Burns, Geometry and the Art of Islam

 

WEEK 5 Points of View

Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 10:30 AM - 12 noon, Pioneer Room, Hillwood Commons, LIUPost

Margaret Hallissy, Third Book Discussion, Fatima Mernessi, Dreams of Trespass, Tales of a Harem Girlhood.

Wednesday, November 7, 2013, 9:00 AM– 5:00 PM All Day Educational Panel, Tilles Center Atrium and Patrons Room, LIU Post

Morning Panel: Prejudice Reduction Workshop on Integrating Muslim Students in Schools

Afternoon Zanbeel Arts: Creating Cultural Sensitivity about South Asia through the Arts.

Book Discussion: Mummy, am I a…..?

Panel : This is Where I need to be: Oral Histories of Muslim Youth in NYC.

Closing Remarks

Sponsored by Library, Education Department , LIUPost, Council for Prejudice Reduction, and Zanbeel Arts

 

WEEK 6 Closing Week

Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 1PM -2:30 PM

Fourth Book Discussion: Margaret Hallisay, Leila Aboulela “ Minaret”, Pioneer Room, Hillwood Commons, LIUPost

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Reception 6 PM, Steinberg Museum of Art, Hillwood Commons, LIU Post, followed by lecture presentation at 7PM. Hillwood Lecture Hall, Hillwood Commons, LIU Post

Islamic Traditions of Peace and Nonviolence: Responding to Contemporary Challenges

Keynote lecture /presentation by Daisy Khan, Executive director of ASMA (Association for the Advancement of Muslim Women)

Supported by : John P.McGrath Fund