Dune and Islam: How to Understand the Movie

13 Nov 2021


*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

Speakers: Carl Ernst, Michael Muhammad

Description: Frank Herbert’s Dune is inspired by themes from the history of Islam that are both direct and subtle. Carl Ernst and Michael Muhammad Knight will discuss the new film and the book it is based on and explore how Islam is part of its foundation. The live free webinar is a fundraiser to benefit the Peck Fund for Teaching Excellence, which is devoted to supporting and recognizing teaching among graduate students in the Department of Religious Studies at UNC, Chapel Hill.

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 13, 2021 - 3:00pm