Apr 2016

10 Mar 2016

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Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar

Thursday, March 10, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, April 10, 2016 (All day)
Pittsburgh Public Theater All performances at the O'Reilly Theater, Downtown 621 Penn Avenue
Sponsored By: 
Pittsburgh Public Theater

Amir is a hot-shot corporate lawyer in Manhattan. He’s also a Pakistani-American whose white wife is an artist interested in Islamic forms. When Amir is mistakenly linked to a Muslim leader, his world begins to unravel. Matters come to a head when he and his wife host a dinner party for another couple – a Black female attorney and her Jewish husband.

Contact: 
412-316-1600

17 Mar 2016

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Iranian Film and Video Festival

Thursday, March 17, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, April 2, 2016 (All day)
Depends on date and film
Sponsored By: 
Conflict Kitchen, Schenley Drive and Roberto Clemente Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

The Iranian Film and Video Festival highlights recent Iranian cinema and video that explore the diversity of the Iranian experience through fiction and experimental storytelling. Join us at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Row House Cinema, and Conflict Kitchen to enjoy these award-winning works.

Contact: 
Conflict Kitchen, Schenley Drive and Roberto Clemente Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

17 Mar 2016

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Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival

Thursday, March 17, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, April 23, 2016 (All day)
Connan Room, Cohon University Center
Sponsored By: 
The Humanities Center, CAUSE, Center for Arts in Society,

The Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival, organized by The Humanities Center, continues to celebrate the art of filmmaking and the themes that define our contemporary social landscape. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the 2016 festival will bring the ubiquitous and intimate theme of conflict to life through the power of independent film, poignant discussions, ethnic cuisine, and more. This year’s festival will both move us and enrich us by helping us better comprehend the unique ways in which “Faces of Conflict” shape our modern world and ourselves.

08 Apr 2016

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CERIS Undergraduate Symposium

Saturday, April 9, 2016 (All day)
Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies

CERIS hosts the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium to encourage undergraduate students to advance their research experience, specially on issues that impact Muslims in historical or contemporary contexts or Islamic thought, history, and theology. A broad range of topics are accepted. Topics beyond theology may be covered, such as politics, policies, social change, culture, art, economy and technology. Former topics have included Hindu-Muslim Tension in India, Palestinian Hip Hop, Jordan’s Reproductive Policies, etc.

Contact: 
eel58@pitt.edu Elaine Linn

09 Apr 2016

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Syrian Refugee Debates

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 12:00pm
Duquesne University, City Center Café, Student Union
Sponsored By: 
CERIS and the Consortium for Christian-Muslim Dialogue of Duquesne University

Presented by M. Safa Saraçoğlu, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of History, Bloomsburg University

15 Apr 2016

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Linda Sarsour: CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS EVENT

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 6:00pm
Cleaveland State University First Floor of Main Classroom Auditorium
Sponsored By: 
Cleaveland State MSA

Brief Bio:
Linda Sarsour

19 Apr 2016

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Children of Syria

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 11:30pm
PBS Television

The story of four children surviving in war-torn Aleppo, and their escape to a new life in Germany. The documentary follows a Syrian family that FRONTLINE first profiled back in 2014 over three years, from the siege of their city, to the kidnapping of their father, to the struggle of becoming refugees.

20 Apr 2016

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Democratization, Authoritarianism and Radicalization: Exploring the Connections

Thursday, April 21, 2016 (All day)
Renaissance Hotel 999 9th Street, NW Washington DC 20001
Sponsored By: 
Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver The International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT)

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Early Registration ends on April 8th

TENTATIVE PROGRAM

8:00 - 8:30 am Registration

8:30 - 9:00 am Welcoming and Opening Remarks

Prof. Asma Asfaruddin - Chair, CSID Board of Directors

Prof. Nader Hashemi - Director of the Center for Middle East Studies, University of Denver

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9:00 - 9:30 am Keynote Presentation

Keith Ellison

United States Representative (D-MN)

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Contact: 
Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy, 1050 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036

25 Apr 2016

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Race in the Americas

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 4:30am to Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 4:30am
Pennsylvania State University, University Park Campus
Sponsored By: 
Hemispheric Americas Lecture Series

Graduate Conference April 25-26th. 2016
Presented by the Hemispheric Americas Lecture Series
At the Pennsylvania State University, University Park Campus
Abstracts due: January 15, 2016 (11:59pm EST)
raceamericasconference@gmail.com

Contact: 
raceamericasconference@gmail.com

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