Announcements

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"Challenge Islamophobia Project,” a project of Teaching for Change - https://www.challengeislamophobia.org/ - has many great resources for teachers. There are lesson plans, including “Who Benefits from Islamophobia: Investigating the Profit Motive behind Bigotry and Discrimination,” “Black Muslims in the United States: An Introductory Activity,” and “Whose Terrorism? Analyzing Stories of Individuals.” There are articles and other resources. And there are news articles about projects in different U.S. schools.

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Announced by University of Pittsburgh:

John Quincy Adams Society Essay Contest: America in the Middle East/War Powers

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New ACMCU Event Video

"Islam and Good Governance: A Political Philosophy of Ihsan"

with Dr. Muqtedar Khan

In case you missed our event last month, "Islam and Good Governance: A Political Philosophy of Ihsan," with Dr. Muqtedar Khan please find a full streaming version of his presentation below.

Video Description:

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Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS)
spring 2020 book discussion for educators

February 28, 2020
UNIVERISTY OF PITTSBURGH, 4217 Posvar
5:00 PM Dinner, 6:00 PM Discussion

You are invited to participate in the spring 2020 book discussion at the University of Pittsburgh. The book selected is Jihad, Radicalism and the New Atheism by Mohammad Hassan Khalil.

Jeanette S. Jouili, Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pittsburgh will facilitate the book discussion.

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New Episode of ACMCU's
Building Bridges Podcast

Featuring: Dr. Yasir Qadhi,
Dean of Academic Affairs
at the Islamic Seminary of America

For this month's episode of ACMCU's Building Bridges podcast, we speak with Dr. Yasir Qadhi, Dean of Academic Affairs at the Islamic Seminary of America and Professor of Religious Studies at Rhodes College.

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Teaching resources on the Syrian conflict and refugee crisis. The information is all provided by TeachMideast – be sure to check out their website, country profiles, etc. - http://teachmideast.org/ . (CMES is telling you about these materials as a courtesy and does not endorse them. We are now required to provide a disclaimer for non-UA programs; there is nothing about these particular materials that has triggered this comment.)

Lesson Plans and Teaching Materials:

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Announced by University of Pittsburgh

2020 Faculty Development Seminar on Palestine Travel Fellowships

A FUNDED program for full-time community college/university faculty is the Palestinian American Research Center’s Faculty Development Seminar on Palestine. It will be held in Jerusalem and the West Bank, from June 3-16. Applications are due Jan. 15. For a lot more information and an application, go to: http://parc-us-pal.org/facultyDevSem.htm

Program dates: June 3 - June 16, 2020 in Jerusalem and the West Bank

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Announced by University of Pittsburgh

Join us to discuss: Taboo Topics for Muslims

Saturday, November 16th, 2019
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Few of a Kind Store
www.fewofakindstore.com
4741 Liberty Ave
fewofakindstore@gmail.com
Hours (Tuesday-Saturday): 10am-5pm

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Announced by University of Pittsburgh
Article from The Art Newspaper, written by Gabrielle Angeleti

Image: Sohrab Kashani's Sazmanab in Tehran, Siavash Naghshbandi

Two artists began a collaborative project after one was denied a visa to enter the US under Donald Trump's travel ban.

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Announced by University of Pittsburgh

Bilateral US-Arab Chamber’s annual Teachers Educating Across Cultures in Harmony (TEACH) Fellowship program. You would travel to Bahrain for a week in March (probably March 7-13). For more information, go to: http://www.cvent.com/events/2020-teach-bahrain-fellowship/event-summary-... Deadline to apply: Dec. 13.

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