Showing posts with label Sacred Space. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sacred Space. Show all posts

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Islam in Conversation Series



FALL 2011


Islam in America Ten Years After 9/11
Lecture & Conversation with Imam Feisal Abdul-Rauf, author of What’s Right with Islam, Is What’s Right with America and leading advocate of Park 51 Islamic Center in NYC near Ground Zero. Co-sponsored with American Whig Cliosophic Society and Muslim Students Association.

Monday, September 19 | 4.30 pm | Whig Hall, Senate Chamber

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Designing Sacred Spaces in the Modern World
a lunchtime conversation with Maryam Eskandari

Wednesday, October 19 | 12.30 pm | Campus Club Library

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American Mosques & Muslim Identity: Debating Gender, Form, and Architecture

Lecture & conversation with Maryam Eskandari, an architect and a graduate of the Aga Khan Program in Islamic Architecture at Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a focus on modern and contemporary “Islamic” Architecture in the West.

Wednesday, October 19 | 7.30 pm | Peyton Hall, 145

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Fear, Inc.: Islamophobia & The Challenge to American Pluralism


Lecture & conversation with Wajahat Ali, one of the authors of Fear, Inc.: The Roots of The Islamophobia Network in America , a revealing expose produced by the Center for American Progress.


Wednesday, November 30 | 4.30 pm | Robertson Hall, Bowl 1


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Toward a More Perfect Union: Religion, Democracy, & Ethical Citizenship

A wide ranging conversation between Dr. Ingrid Mattson—Director of Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations at the Hartford Theological Seminary, author of The Story of the Qur’an , and former president of the Islamic Society of North America—and Dr. Jeffery Stout—esteemed professor of religion at Princeton University and author most recently of Blessed are the Organized: Grassroots Democracy in America .

Wednesday, December 7 | 4.30 pm | McCormick Hall, 101