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Wendell Marsh, Rutgers University will present.

The Early Modern Worlds Initiative and the World History Center present a year-long speaker series titled "Islam in the World". You are also invited to a lunch discussion on the perspectives on the filed with Wendell Marsh. at 12 Noon on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Please RSVP for the lunch on the 5th to whc@pitt.edu

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What does it mean to be both Muslim and American? You are invited to explore this fascinating and important question this coming summer. You will read compelling texts and conduct engaging field trips as you study the diverse facets of Muslim American identity, both as grounded in the past and as experienced in the present. As an NEH Summer Scholar, you will reflect on and discuss thirty primary source documents and two major academic monographs; visit two mosques; and prepare teaching tools to integrate this information into your existing classes.

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A spekaer series in conjunction with the University Library System (ULS) exhibit "Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present" located on the ground and second floors of Hillman Library. Free & open to the public.

Speakers Series Schedule:

Jan 31st: Traveling for the State: Dunhuang Envoys on the Silk Road (850-1000)
Speaker: Xin Wen
Assistant Professor , East Asian Studies adn History,
Princeton University

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Once a month, the World Area Book Awards (Américas Award, Africana Book Award, Freeman Book Award, Middle East Book Award, and the South Asia Book Award) will sponsor a 60 minute webinar on a book recognized by one of the awards.

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Susan Abulhawa is the author of Mornings in Jenin and The Blue Between the Sky and Water
She is also the founder of Playgrounds for Palestine.

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Rasul Miller is a PhD candidate and a William Fontaine fellow of Africana Studies and History at the University of Pennsylvania. Rasul received his BA in Economics and African and African American Studies from Duke University. His research interests include Muslim movements in 20th century America and their relationship to Black internationalist thought and West African intellectual history. He serves as editor and contributing writer for the history section of Sapelo Square, an award winning online platform dedicated to the experiences of Black Muslims.

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The Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies is delighted to invite you to the launch of Dr. Michael Kenney’s book, “The Islamic State in Britain: Radicalization and Resilience in an Activist Network,” on Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 1:30 - 3:00 pm at the Twentieth Century Club, 2nd Floor (4201 Bigelow Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213).

A panel discussion will be held with Drs. Kenney, Alexander Montgomery and Julie Chernov Hwang.

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A mini-course this February at the University of Pittsburgh for K-12 teachers. This course is offered by NCTA in collaboration with the Asian Studies Center, Global Studies Center and African Studies Center, University Center for International Studies.

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Exhibit Opening featuring Palestinian food, and will show case photos and clothing from Palestine. The exhibit will run from January 12 - February 22, 2019

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CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER

Dr. Beverly Mack, Professor Emeritus of African and Women Studies, University of Kansas will present her research on Nan Asma'u, the Model of Literacy for Muslim Women

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