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24 Sep 2014

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Islamic Art Exhibit

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Les Idees Gallery, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Duquesne University

Islamic Art Exhibit Opening at Les Idees Gallery
Posted on September 3, 2014

The Christian-Muslim Dialogue Committee (CMDC) is sponsoring an exhibition of Islamic art featuring Pittsburgh-based artists in the Les Idees Gallery on the third floor of the Union.

The exhibit, which will run from Thursday, Sept. 4, through Tuesday, Sept. 30, supports the CMDC’s mission to provide a platform for multiple perspectives between Christians and Muslims, and to promote healthy and peaceful relationships.

24 Sep 2014

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Fingers of the Noose: Imaging Injustice

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Berger Gallery (207 College Hall), Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Center for Interpretive and Qualitative Research Center for Interpretive and Qualitative Research, Duquesne University

Presenter: Professor Andrew Ellis Johnson, Associate Professor of Art at Carnegie Mellon University

Contact: 
Center Coordinator, Fred Evans, Dept. of Philosophy, at evansf@duq.edu, 396-6507

24 Sep 2014

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Who is Jesus to Muslims? Who is Muhammad to Christians?

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Power Center Ballroom,512 Power Center 600 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Sponsored By: 
Duquesne University

2014 Symposium on Interreligious Dialogue

Speakers:

Sayyidna Isa; Jesus in the Eyes of a Muslim
Ifan A. Omar, Associate Professor of Theology, Marquette University

Who is Muhammed to Christians?
Nelly van Doorn-Harder
Professor of Islamic Studies
Wake Forest University

Free to all students with ID and to Duquesne University Faculty and Staff
Registration is required for general public at www.duq.edu/theology/cmdc
Registration fee: $15

Contact: 
Dr. Marinus Iwuchukwu, cmdc@liveduq.onmicrosoft.com, 412 396.1014

28 Apr 2013

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DRONES AND JUST WAR

Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 5700 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
Sponsored By: 
Episcopal Church of the Redeemer

Panelists will relate the current U.S. use of drone strikes to Christian and Islamic theories of what is just in war and to American constitutional law.
Jules Lobel is a co-author of Less Safe, Less Free: Why America is Losing the War on Terror (2007) and president of the Center for Constitutional Rights. Ronald Stone is the author of Prophetic Realism: Beyond Militarism and Pacifism in an Age of Terror; Susan Hascall teaches and has written several articles about Islamic Law.

FREE except for those who want CLE credit!

Jewish-Arab Education for Equality: Is it Possible to Create a Common Future in Israel?

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Rockwell Hall, Room 502, Duquesne Univeresity
Sponsored By: 
Duquense University

Raymond J. Kelley Endowed Chair
Distinguished Speaker in International Relations

Jewish-Arab Education for Equality:
Is it Possible to Create a Common Future in Israel?

A discussion of the deep-rooted segregation in Israel’s schools—as well as an alternative, the Hagar Jewish-Palestinian School.

Professor Neve Gordon
Ben-Gurion University, Israel

Free and Open to the Public

11 Apr 2013

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Human Rights as Security Threat: Lawfare and the Assault on Rights in Israel/Palestine

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Rockwell Hall, Lecture Hall 2, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Duquense University

Raymond J. Kelley Endowed Chair
Distinguished Speaker in International Relations

Human Rights as Security Threat:
Lawfare and the Assault on Rights in Israel/Palestine

Examines how the government of Israel, facing criticism by human rights groups, has attempted to portray activists as national security threats.

Professor Neve Gordon
Ben-Gurion University, Israel

12 Apr 2013

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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

Contact: 
Dr. Ahmad Khalili, ahmad.khalili@sru.edu or Elaine Linn eel58@pitt.edu

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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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