Chatham University

Chatham University

Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

27 Sep 2019


Morocco Through Chatham's Eyes

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
Chatham University, Arts and Design Bldg
Sponsored By: 
Global Focus Chatham
Dr. Luke Peterson

14 Apr 2018


2018 CERIS Research Symposium

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Duquense University, Pitttsburgh PA
Sponsored By: 
Sponsored by the Consortium for Educational Resources www.cerisnet and the Center for Christian – Islamic Dialogue

Students are invited to present their research at the CERIS Research Symposium on April 14, 2018 at Duquesne University. As we are celebrating our 15th year, we are highlighting faculty and student research or special projects, along with hosting keynote speaker Dr. Amir Hussain is Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

Elaine Linn,

23 Feb 2016


The Raizman Lecture featuring Jenny Nordberg

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Campbell Memorial Chapel
Sponsored By: 
The Women’s Institute at Chatham

he Women’s Institute at Chatham presents The Raizman Lecture featuring Jenny Nordberg, award-winning author of The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan.


05 Apr 2014


CERIS 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposiumm

Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 8:30am to 2:00pm
Chatham University
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Chatham University

The Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS) is inviting students from any department to submit papers they have written for a course that may cover the arts, sciences, humanities, social sciences or professional disciplines. These can relate anywhere from people and politics to religion and philosophy to culture and society in historical and/or contemporary contexts.

Elaine Linn,


Islam and the West: Dialog of Cultures

Secondary Level

Charlotte E. Lott, professor of economics, Chatham University, 2007 Fulbright Hays Group Projects Abroad participant


As a result of this lesson, students will be able to:

• Find in the media key issues of concern to Muslim communities
• Identify key issues of the American community
• Understand different perceptions of each others’ communities
• Define the terms “perceptions” and “dialog”
• Explain commonalities or issues where dialog may be able to occur

12 Apr 2013


2013 Islamic Studies Undergraduate Symposium

Saturday, April 13, 2013 (All day)
Slippery Rock University
Sponsored By: 
Slippery Rock University and CERIS

9:00 AM: Welcome – Dr. Ahmad Khalili, Slippery Rock University

Dr. Tony Gaskew, University of Pittsburgh Bradford

09:15 AM – 11:30 AM: Student Presentations

Strain Behavioral Science Building (SBS)

11:45 Keynote Address
Dr. Sami Hermez, University of Pittsburgh

Closing Comments
Dr. Tony Gaskew

Dr. Ahmad Khalili, or Elaine Linn


Curriculum Development Grants Program

The CERIS Curriculum Development Grants Program is designed to enable faculty members from CERIS institutions to pursue curricular development and enhancement projects related to Islamic Studies. Islamic Studies is understood, as expressed in the CERIS mission statement, to encompass many languages, literatures, and disciplines; and extends from the 7th century to the present, and across broad geographical areas of the world.

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