Refugees, Immigrants, Muslims, and the Problem of Racism
A Lecture by and a Discussion with Dr. Junaid Rana
Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
CEC 201/205/209 (UNO Community Engagement Center)
With the support of Humanities Nebraska, the UNO Islamic Studies Program and Sustained Dialogue are organizing a lecture by and follow-up discussion with Dr. Junaid Rana, associate professor of Asian American Studies at University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign. The lecture will take place in Community Engagement Center Room 201/205/209 between 6:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 26.
Junaid Rana is the author of Terrifying Muslims: Race and Labor in the South Asian Diaspora (Duke, 2011), winner of the 2013 Association of Asian American Studies Book Award in the Social Sciences. He is co-founding editor of the Muslim International book series with the University of Minnesota Press. He is currently working on a book that describes life in a Pakistani neighborhood in Brooklyn since 9/11.
UNO Religious Studies, History and Political Science departments and International Programs co-sponsor the event. Visit the event Facebook page.
This lecture is part of “Dialogue with Muslim Communities in Omaha” project. This is the fifth event that we are organizing.
For more information, contact Dr. Kristian Petersen or Dr. Ramazan Kilinc at 402-554-2683.
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