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.
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
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
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.
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
Keynote lecture /presentation by Daisy Khan, Executive director of ASMA (Association for the Advancement of Muslim Women)
Supported by : John P.McGrath Fund