Feb 2022

23 Mar 2021


Call For Papers: Race and Islam: Global Histories, Contemporary Legacies

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 9:00am to Friday, March 25, 2022 - 5:00pm
George Mason University, Fairfax VA
Sponsored By: 
The Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh
CALL FOR PAPERS: submission of proposals October 15, 2021. Notifications of acceptances November 15, 2021, Submission of Full Papers: Feburary 15, 2022
March 23 - 25, 2022

Sonmez Kara asonmezk@gmu.edu

09 Feb 2022


Book Talk: The Racial Muslim: When Racism Quashes Religious Freedom

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 12:00pm

What we are witnessing in the post-9/11 era is a type and degree of profiling and targeting of Muslims that more closely resembles racial discrimination historically experienced by African American, Native American, and Asian American communities (of all faiths). Hence Muslims are being treated as a race, and more specifically a suspect race, rather than as a religious minority to be protected from persecution.

16 Feb 2022


Reckoning with the Past II: Decolonizing European Museums

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 12:00pm

This installment of Conversations on Europe is a Jean Monnet Center of Excellence Roundtable.

21 Feb 2022


Ten Evenings: Ayad Akhtar, Author of Homeland Elegies

Monday, February 21, 2022 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Carnegie Music Hall (pending), 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures

Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures Presents: Ayad Akhtar

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Disgraced, comes Homeland Elegies blending fact and fiction to tell the story of longing and dispossession in the world that 9/11 made—of an immigrant father, an American son, and the country they both call home.

22 Feb 2022


CERIS Book Discussion: Call Me American

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Sponsored By: 

K-16 Educators and librarians are invited to participate in the bi-annual Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies Faculty Readers' Forum.

Call Me American By Ibdi Nor Iftin

Facilitated by Dr. John Spurlock, Professor of History, Emeritus, at Seton Hill University.

Elaine Linn