Monday, March 9, 2015

Zaytuna Convocation and Commencement Videos (2010-2014)

2010. [Keynote address by Dr. James Donahue, former president of Graduate Theological Union (GTU).] Also see Video from Year One. Also see Light Without Fire: The Making of America's First Muslim College (out in paperback June 14 iA), by my friend Scott Korb.

2011 [Keynote address by Dr. Sherman Jackson]

2012 (Highlights) [Keynote address by Dr. Sulayman Nyang]

2013 Highlights [Keynote address by Dr. Zareena Grewal, author of Islam Is a Foreign Country: American Muslims and the Global Crisis of Authority (must read!)]

Commencement 2014:

President's Welcome by Hamza Yusuf

Introductory Remarks by Hatem Bazian

Supplication for the Graduates by Zaid Shakir

Also, look out for Maryam Kashani's dissertation “Seekers of Sacred Knowledge: Zaytuna College and the Education of American Muslims” and upcoming film, God willing!