Presented by of Humanities Nebraska, the UNO Islamic Studies Program and Sustained Dialogue, author and professor Mohammad H. Khalil, Ph.D., of Michigan State University, will give a lecture titled, “Jihad, Radicalism, and the New Atheism.”
Mohammad Hassan Khalil is an associate professor of Religious Studies, an adjunct professor of Law, and Director of the Muslim Studies Program. Before returning to his hometown of East Lansing, Michigan, he was an assistant professor of Religion and a visiting professor of Law at the University of Illinois. He specializes in Islamic thought and is author of Islam and the Fate of Others: The Salvation Question (Oxford University Press, 2012) and Jihad, Radicalism, and the New Atheism (Cambridge University Press, 2018); and editor of Between Heaven and Hell: Islam, Salvation, and the Fate of Others (Oxford University Press, 2013). He has presented papers at various national and international conferences and has published peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on various topics, from early Islamic historiography to bioethics.
This lecture is part of “Dialogue with Muslim Communities in Omaha” project. This is the eighth event in the series. Please note that Dr. Khalil's lecture replaces the previously-announced Dialogue with Muslim Communities in Omaha lecture with Dr. Jerusha Rhodes, which will no longer take place.
For more information, contact Dr. Ramazan Kilinc at email@example.com or at 402.554.2683.