A University of Louisville symposium —“Islamophobia and Race”—will examine rising discrimination against Muslims in the United States manifested in attacks on mosques, a travel ban and a growing number of anti-Muslim organizations on March 27.
University of Louisville- Ekstrom Library: Chao Auditorium
March 27 from 9:00AM to 5:30PM
“Race, Religion and Power: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives” (9:30 a.m.-noon). Speakers will be Sahar Aziz, law, Texas A&M University, Senior Fellow at Center for Global Policy; Greg Hutcheson, Spanish, UofL; and Junaid Rana, Asian American studies, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign.
— “Representations, Mobilizations and the Media” (1:30-3:30 p.m.). Speakers will be Christopher Bail, sociology, Duke University; and Evelyn Alsultany, Arab and Muslim American studies, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
— “Islamophobia and Racism on the Ground” (3:45-5:30 p.m.). Speakers will be Donna Auston, anthropology, Rutgers University; and Louise Cainkar, sociology, Marquette University.