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Islamic Higher Education in the West: Challenges and Opportunities

Saturday, April 5, 2014 (All day)

 Join us in person or via live stream this  Saturday, April 5, 8:15 a.m.- 7:30 p.m. PT for the inaugural academic Zaytuna College conference on "Islamic Higher Education in the West: Challenges and Opportunities." 

Center for Islamic Studies Welcomes Dr. Mohamad Som Pourfarzaneh as Associate Director of Public Programs

March 18, 2014, Berkeley, CA – The Center for Islamic Studies (CIS) at the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Mohamad Som Pourfarzaneh as its Associate Director of Public Programs and Lecturer in Islamic Studies.  Dr. Pourfarzaneh will be working with Director Dr. Munir Jiwa to develop and direct the Center’s public and academic programs in Islamic Studies, as well as offering classes on Islam in the West, Islam and Media, and Islamophobia.

When Opposites Attract: The Fusion Calligraphy of Haji Noor Deen

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 4:00pm
When Opposites Attract: The Fusion Calligraphy of Haji Noor Deen

Critical Muslim Studies - Granada, Spain

Monday, June 9, 2014 (All day) to Friday, June 20, 2014 (All day)
Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles, Theology of Liberation, and Islamic Revival  
Granada, Spain
 

Faculty include, CIS Director, Munir Jiwa.

Click here for more information.

 

5th Annual International Islamophobia Conference

Monday, April 14, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, April 19, 2014 (All day)
5th Annual International Islamophobia Conference
Latent and Manifest Islamophobia: Multimodal Engagements with the Production of Knowledge
 
Location 
UC Berkeley Boalt School of Law (Booth Auditorium)
2778 Bancroft Way/College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710
 
for more information visit islamophobiacon.com
 

CIS Spring Open House

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
SPRING OPEN HOUSE RECEPTION
at the Center for Islamic Studies

 

Meet our students, scholars, learn about our programs, and get involved!

Cultural Equity: Ways of Looking at Islamic Art

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 11:15am

Cultural Equity: Ways of Looking at Islamic Art, presentation by Carol Bier

Carol Bier, Islamic Art Historian & Visiting Scholar at the Center for Islamic Studies (GTU)
presentation to be held in Professor Munir Jiwa's Islam in the Public Sphere class

 

Location: Pacific School of Religion (PSR), Mudd 103 

Dr. Fatmiah Jackson, Between Racial Chauvinism and Counterproductive Universalism: Searching for a Meaningful African American Muslim Discourse

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

In recognition of Black History Month, Zaytuna College presents a lecture by Professor Fatimah Jackson, a distinguished American Muslim scholar at North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and researcher of African and African American populations, as well as the social and ethical ramifications of genetics.

7pm Thursday, February 27

Free admission. 

Main Auditorium, Zaytuna College 2401 Le Conte Ave., Berkeley

Between Racial Chauvinism and Counterproductive Universalism

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 7:00pm
Between Racial Chauvinism and Counterproductive Universalism 
Searching for a Meaningful African American Muslim Discourse
 
Featuring Dr. Fatimah Jackson
 
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