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Building Muslim Spaces in a Secular Society:
African Muslims in Philadelphia

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Forums: All events are free and open to the public


ali “Islam in Sudan: Social Practices and Politics”
Dr. Ali Dinar, (U. of Pennsylvania)
September 22, 7:00—10:00 PM, Roosevelt Inn, 7600 Roosevelt Blvd
"Sudan and Shari`a: the Unintended Consequences of Islamism"
Dr. Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban, (Rhode Island College)
April 13, 12:00 - 2:00 PM
Houston Hall, Room 223, Golkin Room
"Islamic Africa:: an Anthropologist's Perspective"
Dr. Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban (Rhode Island College)
April 13, 6:00-8:00 PM
International House of Philadelphia, South America Room
anwar "Islam and the African-American Experience in Philadelphia"
Imam Anwar Muhaimin, (The Quba Institute)
March 23, 6:00-8:00 PM
International House of Philadelphia, South America Room
"Black Mecca: The African Muslims of Harlem"
talk by Prof. Zain Abdullah (Temple University).
April 20, 6:00-8:00 PM
218 Houston Hall
3417 Spruce Street
Symposium: "Islamism in Africa South of the Sahara"
symposium examines the extent, dynamics and future potential of Islamism and radical, violent Islamist groups in selected states of sub-Saharan Africa.
March 25, 9:00 Am - 7:00 PM
Stokes 102 Huminities Center
Haverford College
"Burned Hearts"
Conversation with Ahmed El Maanouni, the director of the film (Burned Hearts).
October 28, 5:00-7:00 PM
401 Fisher-Bennett Hall
3340 Walnut Street
An open discussion with the African Muslim communities in Philadelphia are invited.
August 22, 7:30-10:00 PM
International House
3701 Chestnut St
South America (2nd Floor)
Prof. Meghan Keita (Villanova University)
Lecture on: "Islam in Africa
August 22, 8:15-8:45 PM
International House
3701 Chestnut St
South America (2nd Floor)
Musical Concert:
Musa Dieng Kala

April 14, 7:00-9:00 PM
International House
3701 Chestnut St
Ibrahim Theater
Has God Forsaken Africa?
A film by Director Musa Dieng Kala
April 13, 1:30 PM
Education 800
"Evangelical Christians in the Muslim Sahel"
Barbara Cooper (Rutgers University)
April 9th, 2:00-4:00 PM
315 A College Hall
Media Converage of African Muslims in African and the Diaspora
A Roundtable with journalists reporting on Africa:
Omoyele Sowor, Dame Babou, & Tom Rhodes
March 23rd, 2010
1:30-4:30 PM
Room 500
Annenberg School for Communication
3620 Walnut Street
diagne Religious Tolerance in Senegal: Foundations and Prospects
Prof. Souleymane Bachir Diagne (Columbia University)
February 26, 2010
6-8 PM, I-House
3701 Chestnut

For inquiries please contact the Outreach Director:
Dr. Ali B. Ali-Dinar, Ph.D, (215) 898-6610

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