Events

21 May 2018

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Film Showing: Camp De Thiaroye

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Alphabet City, 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Sponsored By: 
City of Asylum

Join us for a screening of Camp De Thiaroye presented by Sembène – The Film & Art Festival.

Camp De Thiaroye is a true story that was hidden by the French colonial regime until this film. In 1944, after defeating the Nazis and liberating Paris in World War II, a group of African soldiers – from all over West Africa – report to a transit camp near Dakar. Many of the soldiers were prisoners of war of the Germans following the fall of France in 1940.

Contact: 
contact@cityofasylumpittsburgh.org

18 Jun 2018

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Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles and Liberation Theologies

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, June 29, 2018 - 5:00pm
Granda, Spain
Sponsored By: 
The Center of Study for Mediterranean Dialogue

Please note the application deadline is February 1st, 2018. You can access the application here: http://www.dialogoglobal.com/granada/application.php

Contact: 
CIT@dialogoglobal.com

30 Jun 2018

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Islamophobia Studies Summer Institute: Colonial Imaginaries and Orientalism

Sunday, July 1, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, July 14, 2018 (All day)
Paris, France
Sponsored By: 
The Islamophobia Studies Center in Berkeley California

Please note, the application deadline is March 1st 2018. The application can be found here: https://iphobiacenter.org/france-application/

07 Jul 2018

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Muslim American History and Life 2017 Seminar

Sunday, July 8, 2018 (All day) to Friday, July 27, 2018 (All day)
Indiana University-- Purdue University Indianapolis
Sponsored By: 
National Endowment for the Humanities, Indiana University

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 make a final presentation about how you will integrate teaching about Muslim Americans into your classroom.

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