Islam in Conversation Series
critical reflections on faith & ethics with academics, activists, and artists
Dear Beloved Students, What’s on your Mind?
Pondering the Big Questions
Shaykh Faraz Rabbani & Ustadha Shireen Ahmed
Sunday Feb. 17, 1-4 pm. Whig Hall.
4th Annual Reflection on the Legacy of Imam WD Muhammad
Imam Dr. Nasir Ahmad
Friday Feb. 22, 7 pm. Peyton Hall Rm. 145 (4 Ivy Lane)
Muslims & the Making of America:
The African American Contribution Unveiled
Precious Rasheeda Muhammad
Monday Feb 25, 7 pm. Carl Fields Center (58 Prospect Ave.)
Islamic Biomedical Ethics: Concepts & Controversies
Dr. Aasim Padela
Friday March 1, 6.30 pm. Murray-Dodge Cafe
--Conversations with Dr. Jasser Auda--
Friday March 29, 6.30 pm. Murray-Dodge Cafe
Principles of Sufi Ethics
Saturday March 30, 12-4 pm. Murray-Dodge
Half-Day Interactive Seminar on
Living Islamic Ethics
Monday April 1, 4.30 pm. Whig Hall.
Islamic Law & Modernity:
Between Revival and Reform
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Presidential Elections 2012: The Muslim Vote & the Future of U.S. - Muslim Relations
Conversation with Dr. Amaney Jamal (political science, Princeton University) & Haroon Moghul (research fellow, New America Foundation)
Tuesday, September 25th | 6.30 PM | Robertson Hall, Bowl 2
Christians & Muslims on Bearing Witness to Peace
Conversation between Br. James Dowd (Peace Ministries, Holy Cross Monastery) & Shaykha Rabia Harris (Founder, Muslim Peace Fellowship)
Tuesday, October 9 | 6.00 PM | Murray-Dodge Hall, Rm. 22
Keys to the Path to God: Principles of the Spiritual Path
Seminar with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani (Founder, Seekers Guidance)
Saturday, October 13 | 1.30 - 5.30 pm | Murray-Dodge Hall
One Prophet, Many Paths: Major Debates in Islamic Law
Conversation with Dr. Johnathan Brown (Islamic Studies, Georgetown University)
Friday, October 19 | 6.30 pm | Murray-Dodge Cafe
The End of Racism Lecture & Comedy Tour (tentative)
with Preacher Moss (celebrated Muslim comedian, part of the "Allah Made Me Funny" Tour)
Saturday, November 10 | 7 pm | Carl Fields Center
The Problem of Extremisms: Islam & the Ethics of Moderation
Conversation with Dr. Yahya Michot (Islamic Studies, Hartford Theological Seminary & renowned expert on Ibn Tamiyyah)
Friday, November 30 | 6.30 pm | Murray-Dodge Cafe
Islam and Modernity
Lecture & Conversation with Dr. Seyyed H. Nasr, pre-eminent author and philosopher. A wide ranging conversation with one of the most influential Muslim thinkers of our time on the place of traditional Islam in the Modern World and the tensions that are shaping Muslim theology and
ethics today. Co-sponsored with American Whig Cliosophic Society and Muslim Students Association.
Friday, February 10 | 4-5 pm | Whig Hall, Senate Chamber
CELEBRATING NOBLE CHARACTER
His Spiritual Life & Path
An Inspiring Evening of Songs, Poetry, & Commentary
Keynote: Dr. Seyyed H. Nasr, preeminent author, scholar, & philosopher of Islam
Performances by students, community, & the Poetic Vision Tour featuring, Dawud Wharnsby, Raef Haggag, & Saad Omar
Friday, February 10 | Doors open 7.30 pm | Rocky Commons (Nassau St./ University Place, Parking available in Lot # 8 and 9)
Our stories. Our words.
It is about a space for Muslim American women to share their experiences; a space to breathe as they are; a space that does not claim to tell every story and speak for every voice.Through sharing stories, strangers touch and connect. Through stories, we are challenged. Through stories, we are human.
Saturday, February 25 | 7-10 pm | Chancellor Green Cafe
Muslim Unity & Cooperation for Building Community Life
3rd Annual Imam W.D. Muhammad Legacy Lecture Series
This year we are honored to host Imam Faheem Shaibe, an intellectual and social activist, former student of Imam W.D. Muhammad. Imam Shuaibe will address how Muslims of different experiences and backgrounds—often called the immigrant and indigenous divide—can come together to form one spiritual and ethical Muslim American community.
Wednesday, February 29 | 7.30 pm | Peyton Hall, Room 145
The American Muslim Happily Ever After: Courting, Marriage, and Divorce in the Muslim Community
A day long interactive conversation on the ins and outs of Muslim courting, maintaining healthy marriages, and divorce and remarriage in the Muslim community with a diverse group of experts ranging from community activists and academics to religious leaders and professionals.
Keynote addresses by Shaykh Abdullah Adhami & Munira Lekovic Ezzeline.
Speakers: Suzy Ismail, Shahed Amanullah, Dr. Zareena Grewal, Dr. Hamada Hamid, Zeba Iqbal, Cyrus McColdrick, Imam Sohaib Sultan, Asma Uddin.
A must attend forum for couples and singles alike!
Register here: http://www.eventsbot.com/events/eb993615128
Saturday, March 3 | 1-7 pm | Princeton University Campus
Fear, Inc.: Islamophobia & The Challenge to American Pluralism
Lecture & conversation with Wajahat Ali, one of the authors of Fear, Inc.: The Roots of The Islamophobia Network in America , a revealing expose produced by the Center for American Progress.
Monday, April 9 | 7.30 pm | Robertson Hall, Bowl 1
Allah, A Christian Response
A Christian-Muslim conversation with author and Yale Divinity School professor, Dr. Miroslav Volf, on how the two world religions understand God and our ethical commitments that come out of devotion to God.
Wednesday, April 11 | 7.30 pm | McCormick Hall 101
Islam in America Ten Years After 9/11
Lecture & Conversation with Imam Feisal Abdul-Rauf, author of What’s Right with Islam, Is What’s Right with America and leading advocate of Park 51 Islamic Center in NYC near Ground Zero. Co-sponsored with American Whig Cliosophic Society and Muslim Students Association.
Monday, September 19 | 4.30 pm | Whig Hall, Senate Chamber
Designing Sacred Spaces in the Modern World
a lunchtime conversation with Maryam Eskandari
Wednesday, October 19 | 12.30 pm | Campus Club Library
American Mosques & Muslim Identity: Debating Gender, Form, and Architecture
Lecture & conversation with Maryam Eskandari, an architect and a graduate of the Aga Khan Program in Islamic Architecture at Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a focus on modern and contemporary “Islamic” Architecture in the West.
Wednesday, October 19 | 7.30 pm | Peyton Hall, 145
Islam, the Afterlife, and the Fate of “Others”: The Salvation Controversy
Lecture & conversation with Dr. Mohammad Hasan Khalil, a professor of Islamic Studies at Michigan State University will address the topic of his forthcoming book. Professor Khalil specializes in Islamic thought and theology.
Wednesday, November 16 | 7.30 pm | Murray-Dodge Hall, West Room
Toward a More Perfect Union: Religion, Democracy, & Ethical Citizenship
A wide ranging conversation between Dr. Ingrid Mattson—Director of Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations at the Hartford Theological Seminary, author of The Story of the Qur’an , and former president of the Islamic Society of North America—and Dr. Jeffery Stout—esteemed professor of religion at Princeton University and author most recently of Blessed are the Organized: Grassroots Democracy in America .
Wednesday, December 7 | 4.30 pm | McCormick Hall, 101