Friday, March 19, 2010
SECULARISM, ISLAM, & DEMOCRACY: Muslims in Europe and the West
Date: Thursday, April 8, 2010
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: The Great Hall, Cooper Union
Street: 7 East 7th Street
City/Town: New York, NY
DescriptionIs there a fundamental clash of values between secularism and
Islam and between freedom of expression and freedom of religion? In what ways
are Muslims living in the West contributing to their democratic societies? Can
Islam exist as a Western religion? Is it a Western religion already?
The AAUP, ACLU, PEN American Center, and Slate welcome Professor Tariq Ramadan in his first U.S. appearance since he was barred from the country in 2004.
Professor Ramadan will participate in a panel discussion, which will provide
Americans with the first opportunity in five years to hear his ideas relating to
secularism, Islam and democracy.
SECULARISM, ISLAM, & DEMOCRACY:
Muslims in Europe and the West
A panel discussion featuring:
(Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies, Oxford
(Senior Analyst and Executive Director of
the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies)
Joan Wallach Scott
of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University, and
author of The Politics of the Veil)
Moderated by Jacob Weisberg
(Journalist and Editor-in-Chief of The Slate Group)
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Type: Education -
Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 3041 Broadway at 121st Street, New York, NY 10027 (Columbia University Area)
Description:Now What? Radical Blondes!
Underwear Bombers! Jihad Jane! Radical Blondes! Can things get crazier?
And –get ready for this—“Where are the Muslims?”
HERE WE ARE:
APRIL 14 PANEL- 6 PM--8 PM
Muslim Consultative Network (MCN) presents:
Muslims in the Mirror Radicalism Series
Part 2: Denial and Distortion--the Challenges
Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York
3041 Broadway at 121st Street, New York, NY 10027
Tel: (212) 662-7100 (Columbia University Area)
Panel and Community Forum with:
Yale Chaplain Omer Bajwa
Haroun Moghul, NYU/Maydan Foundation
Rutgers Prof Karima Bennoune
Invited: Mauri Salakhan, Peace & Justice Foundation
This panel is a follow up to:
Muslims in the Mirror--Confronting the "Other"--Youth, Media, Hype, Threat--& the At-Risk Brother. A Conversation on the Internet, Radicalism, Responsibilities and Reality at Queens College Student Union Ballroom Flushing, NY, February 24, 2010 at 6 PM Just add: "This event was covered by Channel 11. Over 125 participated.
For links to short excerpts please see Part One and Two:
For Radical Blondes
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Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Sunday, March 14, 2010
Conversation with Dr. Sherman Jackson & Dr. Cornel Westhttp://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/event.php?eid=360118321819
Reflections on the Problem of Black Suffering
Date: Monday, March 29, 2010
Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Carl Fields Center
Description: Reflections on the Problem of Black Suffering: Conversation with Dr.Sherman Jackson & Dr. Cornel West
Two great intellectuals offer their perspectives on the historical and contemporary problem of suffering from a Christian and Muslim lens. Dr. Jackson is a professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and the author of "Islam and the Problem of Black Suffering." Dr. West is the celebrated professor of religion and race at Princeton University.
Monday, March 29th, 4:30 pm
Carl Fields Center