EVENTS

Calendar

Nov
10
Thu
Rethinking Muslim Ethics @ 303 International Center
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm

The Muslim Studies Program presents, Rethinking Muslim Ethics, Beyond a Theology of Empire. With special guest speaker, Ebrahim Moosa.
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Rethinking Muslim Ethics: Beyond a Theology of Empire @ 303 International Center
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm
Rethinking Muslim Ethics: Beyond a Theology of Empire @ 303 International Center | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Ebrahim Moosa (Notre Dame), “Rethinking Muslim Ethics: Beyond a Theology of Empire.”

Jan
25
Wed
Muslim Studies Book Club @ MSU Main Library Green Room (4 West)
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm

muslimjourneys_fall2016-copyYou’re invited to join us for a new Muslim Journeys scholar-led book discussion series in 2016-2017, focusing  on Islam in the U.S.  and on Muslim American literature.

 In a “sneak peek” session this fall, we will read and discuss the nonfiction work Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders, by historian Denise A. Spellberg, with lecture and discussion by Salah Hassan, associate professor of English and Muslim Studies at MSU. This session will take place on Wednesday October 26th at 7pm, in the MSU Main Library Green Room (4th floor West side).

In 4 sessions from late January through mid-March, we will be reading and discussing The Moor’s Account (historical fiction), The Autobiography of Malcolm XMs. Marvel (comics) and Emails from Scheherazad (poetry). These sessions will also be held on Wednesday evenings at the MSU Main Library.

 All sessions are free and open to the public; light refreshments will be served. Community members, undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to participate. Registration is encouraged but not required.

 For a full schedule and more information on the series, including how to obtain the books, go to:http://bit.ly/MuslimJourneysBookClub

Jan
27
Fri
Race, Religion, and Immigration in America Today @ 303 International Center
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Race, Religion, and Immigration in America Today
This will be on Friday, January 27th, from noon to 1:30pm in room 303 of the International Center. We will have six presenters who will briefly discuss a range of pressing topics–immigration, Black Lives Matter, gender and sexuality, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, and mental health–and offer various insights. The presenters include Sheila Contrares, Salah Hassan, Michael Wilson, Amy Simon, Erin Graham, and Farha Abbasi.
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Feb
8
Wed
Muslim Studies Book Club @ MSU Main Library Green Room (4 West)
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm

muslimjourneys_fall2016-copyYou’re invited to join us for a new Muslim Journeys scholar-led book discussion series in 2016-2017, focusing  on Islam in the U.S.  and on Muslim American literature.

 In a “sneak peek” session this fall, we will read and discuss the nonfiction work Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders, by historian Denise A. Spellberg, with lecture and discussion by Salah Hassan, associate professor of English and Muslim Studies at MSU. This session will take place on Wednesday October 26th at 7pm, in the MSU Main Library Green Room (4th floor West side).

In 4 sessions from late January through mid-March, we will be reading and discussing The Moor’s Account (historical fiction), The Autobiography of Malcolm XMs. Marvel (comics) and Emails from Scheherazad (poetry). These sessions will also be held on Wednesday evenings at the MSU Main Library.

 All sessions are free and open to the public; light refreshments will be served. Community members, undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to participate. Registration is encouraged but not required.

 For a full schedule and more information on the series, including how to obtain the books, go to:http://bit.ly/MuslimJourneysBookClub

Feb
10
Fri
Religious Freedom in the Age of Trump @ 115 International Center
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This is a follow-up panel to the panel on race, religion, and immigration in January. The Department of Religious Studies,the Muslim Studies Program and the College of Arts and Letters are sponsoring this event. The panel will be on Friday, February 10th, from noon to 1:30pm in room 115 of the International Center. We will have five presenters who will briefly discuss a range of pressing topics including Indigenous law and religious freedom, religion and state in US law, religious persecution in US history, Islamophobia, religious freedom and state repression, and the physical and mental health of people who experience religious persecution.

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Feb
22
Wed
Muslim Cool: Race, Religion, and Hip-Hop @ 303 International Center
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm
Muslim Cool: Race, Religion, and Hip-Hop @ 303 International Center | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

“Muslim Cool: Race, Religion, and Hip-Hop in the United States”

Dr. Su’ad Abdul Khabeer

 

Comics Forum — Public Lecture @ MSU Main Library
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm

Public Lecture and Book Discussion — Ms. Marvel with Morgan Shipley.

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Muslim Studies Book Club @ MSU Main Library Green Room (4 West)
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm

muslimjourneys_fall2016-copyYou’re invited to join us for a new Muslim Journeys scholar-led book discussion series in 2016-2017, focusing  on Islam in the U.S.  and on Muslim American literature.

 In a “sneak peek” session this fall, we will read and discuss the nonfiction work Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders, by historian Denise A. Spellberg, with lecture and discussion by Salah Hassan, associate professor of English and Muslim Studies at MSU. This session will take place on Wednesday October 26th at 7pm, in the MSU Main Library Green Room (4th floor West side).

In 4 sessions from late January through mid-March, we will be reading and discussing The Moor’s Account (historical fiction), The Autobiography of Malcolm XMs. Marvel (comics) and Emails from Scheherazad (poetry). These sessions will also be held on Wednesday evenings at the MSU Main Library.

 All sessions are free and open to the public; light refreshments will be served. Community members, undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to participate. Registration is encouraged but not required.

 For a full schedule and more information on the series, including how to obtain the books, go to:http://bit.ly/MuslimJourneysBookClub

Feb
24
Fri
Comics Forum — Keynote Address @ RCAH Theatre, SynPhi Hall Basement
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Creator Keynote Address with James Sturm

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