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Friday, October 12 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Women of Color in Islam

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In Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam, Sylvia Chan-Malik explores twentieth and twenty-first century U.S. Muslim womanhood through the lens of active resistance. Using archival material, pop culture, interviews and more, Chan-Malik “explores how U.S. Muslim women’s identities are expressions of Islam as both Black protest religion and universal faith tradition.” Sponsored by the Ali Vural Ak Center for Islamic Studies.

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Sylvia Chan-Malik

Sylvia Chan-Malik is Associate Professor in the Departments of American and Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, where she directs the Social Justice Program and teaches courses on race and ethnicity in the United States, Islam in/and America, social... Read More →

Friday October 12, 2018 3:00pm - 4:15pm EDT
Research Hall, Room 163