"The American Mosque: Cultural and Historical Contexts"


Oct
18
2012

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  • Host Department: Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies (CMENAS)
  • Date: 10/18/2012
  • Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Location: Michigan League, Vandenberg Room

  • Description:

    Finding Islam in Detroit: the Many Histories, Identities, and Locations of a City and its Muslims
    Andrew Shryock, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan (1:10-1:55)

    Inventing the American Mosque: Muslim Institutions and Transcommunal Politics in Detroit
    Sally Howell, Assistant Professor, History/Center for Arab American Studies, University of Michigan-Dearborn (2:00-2:40)  

    Visualizing Spaces : Seeing Mosques in Detroit
    Nama Khalil, Ph.D. student, Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan (2:40-3:00)

    Brick and Mortar Islam: The Mosque and the Spread of Islam into Northwestern Europe and the United States
    Kambiz GhaneaBassiri, Associate Professor of Religion and Humanities, Reed College (3:00-4:00)


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