Workshop in association with the exhibition "Building Islam in Detroit"
As a part of the University's theme semester on understanding race, the Building Islam in Detroit project is presenting the exhibition, Building Islam in Detroit: Foundations/Forms/Futures, at the Hatcher Library Gallery until April 4. See http://www.lsa.umich.edu/themesemester/exhibits/exhibitsacrosscampus/buildingislamindetroitfoundationsformsfutures. A workshop on March 27 from 4:00-6:00 PM features the following talks:
Islam and the Challenge of Black Muslim Globalities in the 21st Century
Zain Abdullah, Department of Religion, Temple University
"They are Orientals and They Love the East": Conflating Race, Nation, and Religion in Interwar Detroit
Sally Howell, Department of Social Sciences, University of Michigan-Dearborn
All are welcome to attend. The exhibit and workshop are sponsored by the Center for Arab American Studies at the UM-Dearborn, the Building Islam in Detroit project, the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, and the University of Michigan Library.