Feb 2023

01 Feb 2023

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Ask The Imam

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Muslim Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, Virtual
Sponsored By: 
Muslim Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

In this episode of "Ask The Imam" series, Imam Abdul Aziz Suraqah will address the following questions:

What supplications can one make when gravely ill?
How do we interact with transgenders in light of Islamic laws governing gender interactions?
Is it permissible to wish others 'Merry Christmas'?
What are the Islamic guidelines for writing a will?
Join us tomorrow at MCCGP to pray Isha in congregation. The program begins right after Isha.

05 Feb 2023

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Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Objector,"

Sunday, February 5, 2023 - 12:00pm to 2:30pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
Palestine Museum

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Screening will start at 12:00 Noon US EST; 7:00 PM Palestine Time 75 minutes, English subtitles.

08 Feb 2023

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THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS (1966) FILM SCREENING

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Introduced by Prof. David Pettersen, Film Studies

Co-written and directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, The Battle of Algiers (1966) is an Italian-Algerian war film that provides an emotionally devastating account of the anticolonial struggle of the Algerian people and a brutally candid exposé of the French colonial mindset.

08 Feb 2023

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The 2nd Annual Malcolm and Ann Kerr Muslim Studies Community Lecture

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
The Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State University

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh.

09 Feb 2023

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Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad

Thursday, February 9, 2023 (All day)
Sponsored By: 
US Department of Education

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

We are delighted to share that our 2023 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad program is now accepting applications from K-16 teachers and school administrators through February 9, 2023! The Seminars Abroad program provides U.S. educators in the arts, social sciences and humanities with opportunities to participate in short-term seminars abroad to improve their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries. In 2023, summer seminars will be offered in JORDAN, MEXICO, and a joint seminar in ARGENTINA and BRAZIL.

09 Feb 2023

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Revisiting Egypt’s Revolution and Counterrevolution

Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Sponsored By: 
CCAS

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

CCAS is hosting Dr. Mona El-Ghobashy, author of the critically acclaimed book Bread and Freedom: Egypt’s Revolutionary Situation (Stanford University Press) and Dr. Atef Said, author of the forthcoming book Revolution Squared: Tahrir, Political Possibilities and Counter-Revolution in Egypt (Duke University Press). This event is hybrid and will be held in person at the Intercultural Center (ICC) CCAS Boardroom and on Zoom. Register here.

15 Feb 2023

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THE SPOOK WHO SAT BY THE DOOR (1973) FILM SCREENING

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Introduction by Prof. Liz Reich, Film Studies
“The Spook Who Sat by the Door” is based on the novel by Sam Greenlee and tells the fictional story of Dan Freeman, the first Black CIA officer. The film, directed by Ivan Dixon, follows Freeman through his training in the Central Intelligence Agency, and his eventual role as the leader of a paramilitary group engaged in armed resistance against institutionalized racism.

21 Feb 2023

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Book Discussion: Black Star Crescent Moon

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Hybrid, Pitt or online
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Global Studies Center, Center for African Studies, University of Pittsburgh

Educators are welcome to join book discussion with author and scholar Sohail Daulatzai and Professor Michael Sawyer.

Contact: 
Elaine Linn

22 Feb 2023

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Perpetual War and Permanent Unrest: A Reckoning

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
4130 Posvar Hall and Zoom

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Dr. Sohail Daulatzai, Professor of Film and Media Studies, African American Studies, and Global Middle East Studies, University of California Irvine

23 Feb 2023

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16th Annual Muslim Studies Program Conference

Thursday, February 23, 2023 (All day) to Friday, February 24, 2023 (All day)
303 International Center, Michigan State University
Sponsored By: 
Michigan State University

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh: