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Join the Rhetoric Society of America Pitt Graduate Student Chapter in hosting Dr. Jasbir K. Puar for a public research presentation. The address is part of a workshop on Race, Media, and Technology. As the keynote address, Dr. Jasbir K. Puar will be presenting an argument from her most recent book, The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability.

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In schools across the United States today, educators do more than just teach academic subjects. One of the most important things a teacher can do is to understand the diversity of backgrounds and experiences of their students and teach them how to work together. Are you an educator who wants to create an inclusive and enriching classroom experience? If so, this toolkit is for you. These evidence-based resources built by expert scholars will help you foster a safe learning environment for all of your students, especially those who happen to be Muslim.

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Join us for a discussion by former FBI Special Agent, U.S. Army officer and leading cyber-security expert Clint Watts. Watts is currently a senior fellow at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University and a Foreign Policy Research Institute fellow. Watts has given expert testimony to the U.S. Congress multiple times on terrorism and cybersecurity.

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Join us for a discussion featuring J.M. Berger on extremist ideologies online and offline. J.M. Berger is the author of Extremism (MIT Press, August 2018). He is a research fellow with VOX-Pol and a postgraduate research student at Swansea University's School of Law, where he studies extremist ideologies. Berger's work encompasses extremism and terrorism, propaganda, and social media analytical techniques.

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Deputy Assistant Secretary for Pakistan, David Ranz, will discuss the current status of the U.S.-Pakistan bilateral relationship and where Pakistan fits into the Administration’s South Asia strategy

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The manual concludes with an essay from Ebrahim Rasool, former South African ambassador to the United States, who reflects on the lessons learned from South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle. Rasool argues that defeating Islamophobia means recognizing it as a part of a larger family in a “genealogy of bigotry” that includes fear and ignorance, prejudice and discrimination, racism, sexism, and anti-Semitism.

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The European Islamophobia Report (EIR) is an annual report, which has been published since 2015. The EIR documents and analyzes trends in the spread of Islamophobia in various European nation states. Every year on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (March 21), the EIR is published online and in print and disseminated among leading stakeholders, politicians, NGOs, and anti-racist organizations.

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The Yearbook is an interdisciplinary journal and welcomes analysis from various disciplines. Diverse conceptions of anti-Muslim racism, Islamophobia, Orientalism, etc. are welcomed, as long as the terminology used is clearly defined.

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Speaker: Patricia Ehrkamp, University of Kentucky Department of Geography.

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