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13 Jan 2022

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How Islam is Portrayed in Comics

Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
The National Humanities Center and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies Center

Speaker: Maryanne Rhett

Description: During this webinar we will discuss how Islam and Muslims have been, and continue to be, portrayed in comics and other forms of sequential art since the 1800s through today. Focusing largely on US comics the discussion will also take into account global examples including, but not limited to, works from Canada, Spain, and various elements of the Punch “empire.”

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

15 Jan 2022

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8th Annual Paris Islamophobia Conference: France's Separatism

Saturday, January 15, 2022 - 11:30am to 6:45pm
Online

Join online us this Saturday on a Facebook Livestream

20 Jan 2022

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Religion and Political Transformation: Tarek Masoud and Zakia Salime

Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 4:30pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
University of Pennsylvania Middle East Center

21 Jan 2022

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Muslim Futurism: Definitions, Explorations, and Future Directions

Friday, January 21, 2022 (All day) to Sunday, January 23, 2022 (All day)
Online

This conference aims to: define Muslim Futurism as an idea, aesthetic, and framework. Explore the potential, reach, and intersection of Muslim futurism(s) in imagining a Muslim future. Provide and develop ways to expand our knowledge on Muslim futures. Be simultaneously rigorous and accessible to a broad audience.

*promoted by the university of pittsburgh*

25 Jan 2022

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MasterClass on Eurasia: Anthologies as Early Modern Archives of Social History

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 12:00pm
Online

Assembling diverse materials ranging from poetry to stories, wills, personal and model letters, manuals, and other miscellanea, majmu'as or anthologies offer fresh insights for writing the history of the early modern Persianate world. Often produced outside the state and religious institutions, they provide a distinct vantage point to the social and cultural history of the communities that produced them.

09 Feb 2022

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

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 12:00pm
Online

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

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Reckoning with the Past II: Decolonizing European Museums

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 12:00pm
Online

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

17 Feb 2022

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21 Feb 2022

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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.

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