Cultural Event

05 Apr 2014


Halal-a-Palooza: An Islamic Culture Fair

Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 10:00pm to Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 1:00am
WPU Kurtzman Room
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh Muslim Student Association

Halal-a-palooza is an Islamic culture fair, with different booths from around the world representing countries that Islam has impacted. Each booth will have a brief history of how Islam has influenced its country, cultural facts, authentic snacks, and little trinkets and clothing from that country. This event is part of the Pitt Muslim Student Association's Islamic Awareness Month.


25 Mar 2014


Hijab Panel

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
William Pitt Union Lower Lounge
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh Muslim Student Association

Are you curious as to why some Muslim women wear hijab? Do you want to find out what a Muslim man's hijab is? Ever wanted to try on a hijab? Come to the Muslim Student Association Islamic Awareness month event: The Hijab Panel! We will have a variety of speakers on the panel with different experiences with Hijab. Join us for an informative discussion with a Q&A afterwards (So have your questions prepared!) Finally, we will have two of our stylish Hijabis to help you try on a Hijab!


21 Mar 2014


Open Jummah

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
WPU Dining Room A
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh Muslim Student Association

Bring your friends to Jummah Prayer, listen to the khutba (sermon), observe how Muslims pray, and get some light refreshments! This event is sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh's Muslim Student Association as part of Islamic Awareness Month.

07 Feb 2014


MSA 4th Annual Fast-A-Thon

Friday, February 7, 2014 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
O' Hara Student Center ballroom
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh Muslim Student Assocation

Pitt's Muslim Student Association, co-hosting with Pitt's FORGE this year, is holding their 4th Annual Fast-A-Thon and the theme is HUMANITY. Come for the fasting experience, to learn about what's happening in different countries around the world, and to MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

Sign up to fast with us for a day to promote awareness around campus and bring in clothes to help refugees in Syria.

Come to the O' Hara Student Center ballroom on Friday, February 7th for a FREE, delicious meal to break our fast.


09 Oct 2013


Islam Unplugged

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored By: 
The Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies

An engaging and academic overview of Islam designed to prepare students for research related to Islamic cultures, religious practices, geopolitics, and the Arabic language. Talha Rehmani is a popular Islamic lecturer, Fulbright Scholar, and recent graduate in MS-Robotic Systems Development at Carnegie Mellon University. You will have the opportunity to chat with Muslims from around the globe and sample foods from the Muslim world. The event is free and open to faculty, students and the general public. To register email


22 Jun 2013


Persian and Politics at Conflict Kitchen

Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Schenely Plaza, Forbes and Schneley Plaza, Pittsburgh

Join Conflict Kitchen for a special five-course Persian meal prepared by our chef with special guests, under the tent, for dinner conversation about Iranian life, culture, and politics.

To make a reservation email include the number of people attending, dietary restrictions, and your phone number. Conflict Kitchen will get back to you to confirm your reservation. Seating is limited.
Price: $45 per person


27 Mar 2013


Sister's Henna Night

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Dining Room B, William Pitt Student Union
Sponsored By: 
PItt's Muslim Student Association

Join the women of the Muslim Student Association for conversation, exchange of ideas, and henna!

24 Mar 2013


Junaid Jamshed and Shaikh Hasan Abunar

Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Muslim Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 

$15.00 per ticket, $50.00 for family pack of 5. Includes Dinner
Fundraising event for Darul Uloom New York

For tickets

Ittifaq Ahmed 412-593-7543


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