Nov 2018

01 Nov 2018

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Nuruddin Farah

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
City of Asylum, 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212
Sponsored By: 
City of Asylum

Join the City of Asylum for a reading and Q&A with Neustadt Prize-winner Nuruddin Farah, presented by Paul A. Bové. Nuruddin Farah will be reading from his work "Maps."

Contact: 
info@cityofasylumpittsburgh.org

02 Nov 2018

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Pitt's MSA hosts Open Jummah Prayer

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Dining Room A, William Pitt Student Union
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh Muslim Student Assocation

An opportunity for the campus community to observe the weekly Muslim worship service. Ask questions of your peers and get know Muslim students on campus.

07 Nov 2018

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WHERE DID ALL THE POWER GO? Black Muslims and the Movement for Community Control and Police accountability

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 5:00pm
Indiana University of Pennsylvania HSS, Room B10
Sponsored By: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

WHERE DID ALL THE POWER GO?
Black Muslims and the Movement for Community Control and Police accountability
A talk by Rasul Miller

07 Nov 2018

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The United States and The Muslim World Opportunities and Challenges of the Future

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Boyle Hall 156, Seton Hill University, Greensburg PA
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Seton Hill Univeristy

Professor of Cultural Studies and Islamic Studies, Seton Hill University and President of the Center for Egyptian-American Dialogue
Dr. Dardery appears regularly on national and international TV networks, including: Democracy Now, CBS, Aljazeera, CNN, & BBC.

08 Nov 2018

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"Where Did All That Power Go?: Black Muslims and the Movement for Community Control and Police Accountability"

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Wesley W. Posvar Hall Room 3106
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Africana Studies Center, Department of Religious Studies, Islamicate Studies Working Group

"Where Did All That Power Go?: Black Muslims and the Movement for Community Control and Police Accountability"

Rasul Miller, is a PhD candidate and a William Fontaine fellow of Africana Studies and History at the University of Pennsylvania. Rasul’s 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.”

Contact: 
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu

08 Nov 2018

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A History of African American Islam

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
4100 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Muslim Student Association, Muslim Women's Association of Pittsburgh, and the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

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.

Contact: 
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu

14 Nov 2018

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Messing with the Enemy: Surviving in a Social Media World of Hackers, Terrorists, Russians, and Fake News

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Porter Hall 100, Carnegie Mellon University
Sponsored By: 
Institute for Politics & Strategy

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.

Contact: 
Jose M. Lopez Sanchez, jmls@cmu.edu

27 Nov 2018

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Analyzing Extremist Ideologies, Online and Offline

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Porter Hall 100, Carnegie Mellon University
Sponsored By: 
Institute for Politics & Strategy

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. As a consultant for social media and security companies and government agencies, he has conducted research and training on issues related to homegrown terrorism, online extremism, advanced social media analysis, and countering violent extremism (CVE).

Contact: 
Jose M. Lopez Sanchez, jmls@cmu.edu

27 Nov 2018

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Analyzing Extremist Ideologies, Online and Offline

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Porter Hall 100, Carnegie Mellon University
Sponsored By: 
Institute for Politics & Strategy

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.

Contact: 
Jose M. Lopez Sanchez, jmls@cmu.edu