Islam and Race

Date: 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, Room 010, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138

From race issues in classical Islam to Islam’s life as an African religion, and from Muslims in the civil rights movement to the racialization of Muslims after 9/11 and the ensuing travel bans and registers. Please join the Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program for panel discussion on the intersections of race and Islam through history and around the world.

Panelists:

Khalil Abdur-Rashid, Muslim Chaplain to the University, Harvard University

Ahmed Ragab, Richard T. Watson Associate Professor of Science and Religion, Harvard Divinity School

Kimberly Wortmann, Assistant Professor of the Study of Religions, Wake Forest University

Reception to follow

A Harvard Worldwide Week Event

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