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A meet-and-greet at the library, lectures, and panel discussions are all planned during Islam Awareness Week.
The first event is an opportunity to meet your Muslim classmates while enjoying donuts and coffee on the front porch of the Library. October 22 ⋅ 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
“Muslim Life on American College Campuses” will be the focus of a CLP panel discussion with Furman students and Dr. Aminah Hasan-Birdwell, Professor of Philosophy at Furman. October 22 ⋅ 7 p.m. ⋅ Watkins Room
Imam Omar Shaheed, Imam at Masjid As-Salam in Columbia SC, will present a CLP lecture on “An African-American Journey through Racism, Religion, and Reconciliation.” October 25 ⋅ 7 p.m. ⋅ Patrick Lecture Hall
A CLP lecture by Professor Zoharah Simmons, Assistant Professor of Religion at the University of Florida, will cover the topic of “400 Years of Islam in America.” October 30 ⋅ 7 p.m. ⋅ Watkins Room
A CLP panel event with Edward Ahmed Mitchell, Executive Director of CAIR Georgia, will discuss “The American Dream in Light of the Travel Ban.” November 1 ⋅ 7 p.m. ⋅ Watkins Room
You can find the following works by Dr. Zoharah Simmons in the Furman Libraries: