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Islam in/and America, 20 Years After 9/11: Muslims, Blackness, & Anti-Blackness

Date & Time

Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.




Virtual Event


Presented by the Department of American Studies, the Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice, and the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


Dr. Sylvia Chan-Malik from the Department of American Studies and the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies hosts two panel discussions featuring seven scholars across various fields offering their reflections on how they teach, write, and think about Muslims, Blackness, and anti-Blackness in the contemporary moment, and how this has shifted across the last two decades.

Panel 1, 3:00 - 4:20 pm

  • Dr. Su'ad Abdul Khabeer, University of Michigan
  • Dr. Zareena Grewal, Yale University
  • Dr. Tasneem Siddigui, Winston-Salem State University

Panel 2, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

  • Dr. Ousseina Alidou, Rutgers–New Brunswick
  • Dr. Donna Auston, Rutgers–New Brunswick
  • Dr. Wendell Hassan Marsh, Rutgers - Newark
  • Dr. Adnan Zulfikar, Rutgers–Camden

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