[Livestream/ Schedule] Sixth Annual Islamophobia Conference at UC Berkeley

University Of California, Berkeley
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The UC Berkeley Center for Race and Gender Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project (IRDP)PresentThe 6th Annual Conference: The State of the Islamophobia Studies Field
April 23-25, 2015
**Schedule of Panels**
Day 1: Thursday April 23rd 2015
370 Dwinelle Hall
*** 8:45am – 9am: Welcome & Conference Opening Hatem Bazian, Director, IRDPUC Berkeley and Co-Founder of Zaytuna College
– 9am 10:45am:  National and Global Political Discourses, Interfaith and Islamophobia
Chair: Som Pourfarzaneh, Associate Director, Center for Islamic Studies, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley
1: Munir Jiwa, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies, Founding Director, Center for Islamic Studies, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley“Frames and Scripts of Islamophobia”
3: May Kosba, M.A. candidate in Islamic Studies, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley“Politics of Terror: Islamophobia in Post-revolution Egyptian Media”
4: Yassir Morsi, A Post-doc at the University of South Australia, International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding“The Hollow Subject of Islamophobia

[Events] This Week the Bay Area is All About Black Liberation

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Schedule of Events: Tonight – Tuesday, Feb 17th – Tuesday Feb 24th

*Tuesday Feb 17, 7pm: “The Militarization of police, Islamophobia and the Black Community” with Dhoruba Bin-Wahad”:

Screen Shot 2015-02-17 at 4.00.08 PMJoin us for a discussion with brother Dhoruba Bin-Wahad a former Black Panther Party & BLA member and political prisoner who has been on the frontlines of struggle for liberation since the 1960’s up to the present day. Also speaking will be Kalonji Jama Changa of the FTP Movement based in Atlanta. This event will be at the Oakland Islamic Community Center and open to Muslims and non-Muslims alike and we would request all to wear modest clothing inside the Masjid.

This event will also be on Huey P. Newton’s birthday and the same week as the 50th anniversary of the assassination of El Hajj Malik Shabazz and the legacy of both of these freedom fighters will be discussed along with the topic: “Militarization of police, Islamophobia and the Black Community” Continue reading