Nov 2017

30 Oct 2017

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Islamophobia Studies Journal Call for Papers

Monday, October 30, 2017 (All day) to Friday, December 1, 2017 (All day)
Paris, France
Sponsored By: 
IRDP Project

In the past few years, Islamophobia Studies has experienced the arrival of numerous new scholars, researchers, community organizers, journalist and social media contributors to the field. The field has been enriched and challenged by this rapid expansion. Each contributor to the field has set out to provide a working definition for Islamophobia, selection of an academic and research methodology and collecting relevant data to qualify their thesis.

Contact: 
Dr. Hatem Bazian

06 Nov 2017

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Global Issues Through Literature: Authors Under Authoritarianism with Osama Alomar

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 6:00pm
4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center

This year's Global Issues Through Literature series, a reading group designed for K-12 educators to learn and use new texts in the classroom, will travel the world through the eyes of authors writing under authoritarianism to try to understand the role of literature as document, commentator, and critic of restrictive regimes.

Contact: 
Lisa Bromberg (lisarbromberg@pitt.edu)

16 Nov 2017

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Islamic Art and Modernism

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:30pm
MWA of Pittsburgh 302 1/2 Craig Street
Sponsored By: 
New East Foundation

Islamic Art and Modernism are both terms which have been written about, discussed, and mentioned as a period of style extensively- yet both terms remain fluid. This study by Kaz Rahman takes a new look at how we position Islamic Art- how it in fact embodies, exemplifies and invents many aspects of Modernism in Painting and Architecture and how it relates to Film.

Contact: 
412-204-7340

17 Nov 2017

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2017 Palestine Center Annual Conference

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 8:00am
2425 Virginia Ave NW Washington, DC 20037
Sponsored By: 
The Palestinian Center

“The Palestinian Struggle: Adversity on All Fronts”
Friday, November 17, 2017

8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

29 Nov 2017

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Migration and Policies on Immigration: Economic, Political, Legal, Cultural, and Moral Implications

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
Power Center Ballroom C, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Duquesne University’s Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue

The Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue presents a panel discussion by Suhail Abboushi (Business), James Bailey (Theology), Bernadette Paolo (African Studies), and Nihat Polat (Education), moderated by Barbara Murock (Immigrants and Internationals Initiative, Allegheny County Department of Human Services).

Contact: 
ccmd@duq.edu