Apr 2019

22 Jan 2019


Reading Across Cultures--Diverse Books for the 7 – 12 Grade Classroom

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 8:00pm

Once a month, the World Area Book Awards (Américas Award, Africana Book Award, Freeman Book Award, Middle East Book Award, and the South Asia Book Award) will sponsor a 60 minute webinar on a book recognized by one of the awards.

31 Jan 2019


Silk Roads Rising -- Globalization and Exchange from the 10th Century to the Present

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 3:00pm to Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:30pm
Hillman Library, Thornburgh Room,
Sponsored By: 

A spekaer series in conjunction with the University Library System (ULS) exhibit "Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present" located on the ground and second floors of Hillman Library. Free & open to the public.

Speakers Series Schedule:

Jan 31st: Traveling for the State: Dunhuang Envoys on the Silk Road (850-1000)
Speaker: Xin Wen
Assistant Professor , East Asian Studies adn History,
Princeton University

06 Apr 2019


3 Faces Film Screening--Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 5:30pm
McConomy Auditorium, Carnegie Mellon University

3 Faces (Se rokh)

Directed by: Jafar Panahi

2018 100 mins

Pittsburgh Premiere
Saturday, April 6, 2019 5:30 pm
McConomy Auditorium, CMU

14 Apr 2019


Call for Papers: 10th Annual International Islamophobia Conference- Virtual Internment Islamophobia, Social Technologies of Surveillance and Unequal Citizenship

Monday, April 15, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, April 21, 2019 (All day)
Berkeley Law School, UC Berkeley
Sponsored By: 
Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project University of California, Berkeley

Call for Papers for the 10th Annual International Islamophobia Conference

Abstracts are limited to 300 words and a one paragraph (100 words) biography to be used for the program, if the paper is selected.
Abstracts are due by Jan. 30th, 2019
Response to abstracts by Feb. 15th, 2019
Final Invite by March 1st, 2019

Islamophobia Studies Center 2425 Channing Way, Suite 335 Berkeley, CA 94704

15 Apr 2019


"The Realm of the Written: Knowledge Transmission, Scholarly Practices, and Islamic History in West Africa”

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
3703 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
History Department, University of Pittsburgh

Amir Syed, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History to Present

27 Apr 2019


Palestinian Cultural Festival

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Schenley Park Tent, 4100 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Pitt Students for Palestine

Pittsburgh's Second Annual Potluck for Palestine. The community will gather for food, music, dancing, guest speakers, performers, children's activities and more. All are asked to bring a dish to share. Rain or shine.


27 Apr 2019


Meet the Author: Dr. Beverly Mack

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Few of a Kind Bookstore and Gift Shop, 301 1/2 North Craig Street, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Muslim Women's Association of Pittsburgh

Meet the Author.
MWAP is proud to present the second of its series:

Dr Beverly Mack.
Join us at Few of a Kind to speak with Dr Mack who will present on Nana Asma’u: an 18th Century woman with 21st Century sensibilities. A devout Muslim and feminist activist with successful strategies for political and religious reform in Northern Nigeria.