Announcements

From Resource

This web site - a companion to the PBS program of the same name - offers profiles of both the prophet Muhammad and several contemporary American Muslims who describe the meaning of their faith. The web site contains additional historical and biographical information as well as background information on Islam.

Running Time: 120 min
A innovative biography of prophet Muhammad told by 21st Century American Muslims who live his example.

From Resource

Running Time: 100 min
This balanced, objective introduction to the great faith traces its roots back to Abraham and explains the main tenets of Islam, the Five Pillars that all Muslims must adhere to. What the Qur'an has to say about war, violence and suicide is explained by leading Muslim scholars

From Resource

Documentary featuring a basic, but thought provoking explanation of Islamic beliefs and practices.

From Resource

Running Time: 23 min
An ABC Nightline special report covering one American's journey to Mecca for his pilgrimage.

From Event

As part of the "Idea of France" international and interdisciplinary conference being held November 10-12 on Pitt's campus, two global studies colloquia will be held. The first will be a discussion with John Bowen (Anthropology, Wash U) of his 2010 book Can Islam be French?, to be held Friday November 11, 8:30-10:00 a.m. at the Holiday Inn in Oakland (Schenley Room III/IV), 100 Lytton Street. The suggested reading is chaps. 1-3, and 9. A second colloquium will be held on Susan Suleiman and Christie McDonald’s edited volume French Global (2010) on Saturday November 12, 9:00-10:30 a.m.

From Event

Poverty, cruelty and political corruption in Egypt. When Nahed (Sumaya Al Khasheb) escapes the advances of her stepfather, she runs right into the hands of rapists. Life takes a drastsic turn for the worse, and Nahed ends up a dancer whose child must live on the streets.

From Course

The study of the origins and development of classical and modern Islam, including the Prophet Muhammad, the Qur'an, and Muslims in America.

From Course

Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.

From Resource

K-16 Educators and librarians are invited to participate in the bi-annual CERIS Faculty Readers' Forum.

NEXT MEETING: February 15, 2019 University of Pittsburgh, 4217 Posvar Hall
5 PM Dinner
6 PM Book Discussion

Islam After Communism by Adeeb Khalid

From Event

The Fall 2012 Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS) representative meeting will be held on October 19 at 3:00 PM. The meeting will be held in Administrative Building on the Seton Hill Campus. Please confirm with Elaine Linn if you are or are not attending.

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