Wednesday, March 22
Western Muslims: Diversity in Adversity
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Furman Hall, Room 21
A documentary presenting the views of Western Muslims after 9/11. The film's director Usama Khalidi will attend the screening. Refreshments will also be served.
Sponsored by Islamic Law Students Association at NYU
Muslim Women in History
7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Kimmel Center 802
Shuruq 2006 will kick off with an academic panel discussion examining the intellectual and spiritual pursuits of Muslim women in history. Panelists include Mohammad Akram Nadwi (Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies), Asma Sayeed ( Princeton), and Barbara von Schlegell (Haverford). Ayesha Siddiqua Chaudhry (NYU) will moderate the discussion. Dinner will be provided.
Co-sponsored by the Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, NYU: Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, Women's Herstory Month, Islamic Center of NYU, Arab Students United, Religious Studies Program, Pakistani Student Association, Women in Islam, OASIS, and the Gallatin School of Individualized Study
Doors open at 5:45 PM.
Kimmel E & L Auditorium.
Enjoy a night of comedy, hip hop, spoken word, and musical performances!!
$5 NYU/$7 non-NYU
Tickets available at Ticket Central
Sponsored by Arab Students United
Thursday, March 23
Brown Bag Speakers: Yvonne Ridley
12:00 PM-1:15 PM
5th Floor Atrium, 10 Washington Place
Sponsored by the Department of Journalism
Capture and Conversion: British Journalist Yvonne Ridley's Life after Islam
Yvonne Ridley, a British Reporter who was imprisoned by the Taliban in 2001, discusses her conversion to Islam.