There is a tension between those Muslims who see Islam as an historically fixed religion and those Muslims who recognize the long process of historical transformation that is a…
“Karachi Elegies,” an exhibit of the artwork of Naiza Khan, will open on Friday February 22, 2013 at The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum on the Michigan State…
For many devout Muslims the fashion industry poses a predicament – how to blend style without violating Islam’s tenets on modesty. While Muslim women may feel the conflicting pressures…
National news reported on January 22, 2013 the local Detroit-area story about the McDonald’s that will pay $700,000 to members of Dearborn’s Muslim community to settle allegations that one…
The Michigan State University Library has recieved a Muslim Journeys Bookshelf grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Working with Muslim Studies faculty, MSU librarian Deborah Margolis prepared…
There is a tension between those Muslims who see Islam as an historically fixed religion and those Muslims who recognize the long process of historical transformation that is a feature of Islam’s movement through time and space from its origins in 7th century Arabia. Muslim religious doctrine and practices change based on context and interpretation. Religious faith clearly is more than a list of do’s and don’t’s derived from a… Continue reading
The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) recently published a report on alcohol use among Muslim college students in America. This report was part of an effort to better understand the prevalence of alcohol use among Muslim college students, to test the feasibility of studying hard to reach groups, and to identify possible areas of intervention. The study explored the relationship of alcohol use based on a variety… Continue reading
Madah-Sartre, The Kidnapping, Trial and Conver(sat/s)ion of Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone De Beauvoir
a play by Alek B. Toumi
DATE: Friday, March 15, 2013
PLACE: B-342 Wells Hall, MSU (East Lansing, MI)
“Hell is other people,” Jean-Paul Sartre famously wrote in No Exit. The fantastic tragicomedy Madah-Sartre brings him back from the dead to confront the strange and awful truth of… Continue reading
MSU Library Film Series presesnts: Wham! Bam! Islam!
Followed by a discussion with Professor Salah D. Hassan (MSU Muslim Studies Program/Dept. of English)
Thursday, February 28, 7:30 pm
MSU Main Library
North Conference Room, W449
Light refreshments will be served.
Muslim Journeys Bookshelf event organized by MSU Libraries.
Co-sponsored by MSU Muslim Studies Program,
MSU Comics Forum, and Michigan Humanities Council.
“Karachi Elegies,” an exhibit of the artwork of Naiza Khan, will open on Friday February 22, 2013 at The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum on the Michigan State University campus in East Lansing. The exhibit will continue until March 26, 2013.
On Wednesday, February 20 at 6:00 pm, Khan will give talk on her work. The talk will take place in room 120 Psychology building (MSU).
See… Continue reading