Stories of Islam in America: At the Intersection of Black Lives and Muslim Bodies

5:00 PM  - 6:30 PM
Tuesday Mar 28, 2017
Davis Court, Markim Hall

Join Dr. Martin Nguyen, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies and Faculty Chair for Diversity at Fairfield University for a conversation to explore how Islam entered the African American imagination with respect to questions of identity, belonging, faith and liberation developed across various historical trajectories to form enduring Muslim communities.  Special attention will be paid to the life and legacy of Malcolm X and his continued relevance in an era of Black Lives Matter and rising Islamaphobia.  We welcome all members of our community to this time of learning and dialogue.

This event is for: Alumni, Students, Staff, Faculty, Parents and Families and Public

Sponsored By: Afrika!, American Studies, Black Liberation Affairs Committee (BLAC), Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, Religious Studies, Mac Muslim Student Association (MSA)

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