Past Events

Here is an archive of past lectures, presentations, and talks. To find out more about me and my work, click the links in the navigation menu above. If you are interested in having me speak at your event, please use the contact form.


Muslims in America: A Mini-Course, University of Pittsburgh

Program: Two lectures as part of a mini-course on "Muslims in America: Muslims in a Global Context": (1) "The Roots of American Islam" and (2) "Islam, the Black Nation, and the Ummah"

Location: Room 2400, Sennot Square, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Dates/Times: Friday, March 18 - Sunday, March 20, 2016

Description: This one-credit mini-course is part of a series organized by regions around the world based on their role on the world stage, their importance within the Muslim world, and the critical influence they play in the global community. The series seeks to illuminate the various perspectives of the Muslim community around the world. Drawing upon the expertise and research of participating faculty from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, and our partners at institutions around the world, the mini-course series seeks to have students, and all attendees, gain an understanding of the religious, cultural, economical and political influences of Muslims in a global context. 

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Sacred Samples, Secular Beats: Islam in the Hop Hop Imagination, Newark Museum