2018 Islamic Studies Research Symposium

Historical & Modern Experiences of Muslims in the World
Activity Type: 
Keynote Addess by Amir Hussain, Loyola Marymount University
Saturday, April 14, 2018 (All day)
Event Status: 
As Scheduled
Duquesne University, 719 Fisher Hall
Contact Person: 
Elaine Linn
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The public is invited to attend the 2018 Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS) Symposium. The day will highlight the work of our faculty and students at our 30 member institutions. It will also serve as a celebration of the first fifteen years of CERIS’s accomplishments. This conference will take place on Saturday starting at 8:45 AM in 719 Fisher Hall with welcoming remarks. Studenst from 9 institutions will present their work from 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, poetry reading by University of Pittsburgh student Emilio Rodriguez "Love, Worship, War, Life", our keynote address by Amir Hussian "Researching and Teaching about American Muslims" is at 11:00 AM, lunch at 12 Noon. Faculty from 8 institutions will present their research on simultaneous panels from 1 PM - 2:30 PM, and CERIS reflections will conclude the day. For complete program go to http://www.cerisnet.org/resource/2018-ceris-research-symposium.

UCIS Unit: 
Global Studies Center
Non-University Sponsors: 
Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS)
Consortium for Christian-Muslim Dialogue (CCMD) at Duquesne University