Organized by CNES alumnus Samy Swayd (PhD, Islamic Studies, 1993), this course provides an overview of Muslim diaspora communities in Europe and North America and features guest lecturers each week.
April 3, Introduction to the Course, Samy Swayd, San Diego State University
April 10, "Islam and Political Modernity: Some Considerations," Michael Thompson, William Paterson University
April 17, "Redefining Islam in the Post-9/11 West," Rima Berns-McGown, University of Toronto
April 24, "Symbolic Politics or the Europeanization of Islam? Lobbying for Muslim Interest in the European Union," Melissa A. Parker, University of Pittsburgh
May 1, "Anti-Immigrant Sentiments in Holland," Anja van Heelsum, Universiteit van Amsterdam
May 8, "Islamic Education and Madrasas in the UK and the US," Peter Mandaville, George Mason University
May 15, "Muslims In Europe," Riva Kastoryano, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris
May 22, "Cultivating a Wholesome Body: Islam in the German Gym Class," Kathy Ewing, Duke University
June 5, "Muslim American Literature," Mohja Kahf, University of Arkansas
Published: Tuesday, March 28, 2006
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