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15 Feb 2019

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Africans in India: From Slaves to Generals and Rulers

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, University of Pittsburgh, 650 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh

EXHIBITION DATES
February 15 – March 21 2019

Gallery Opening at 4 PM on February 15, 2019 See additional posting on CERIS website

DESCRIPTION
Over the centuries, East Africans have greatly distinguished themselves in India as generals, commanders, admirals, architects, prime ministers, and rulers. They have written a story unparalleled in the rest of the world: that of enslaved Africans attaining the pinnacle of military and political authority.

Contact: 
Sylvia Rhor, sylvia.rhor@pitt.edu

07 Feb 2019

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Black Lives Matter: intersectional and transnational perspectives

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
University of Pittsburgh, Hillman Library, Thornburgh Room, Hillman library.
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center, The Islamicate Studies Working Group, University Library System at the University of Pittsburgh; Ferguson Voices

Black Lives Matter: intersectional and transnational perspectives
Thursday Feb 7, at 12:00pm, Thornburgh Room, Hillman library.
Donna Auston

Contact: 
global@pitt.edu

13 Feb 2019

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The Medieval Melting Pot -- Intersections between Byzantine. Islamic. and Latin Coinages Throughout the Middle Ages

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:30pm
Humanities Center 602 CL
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Humanities Center, School of Arts and Science

The Medieval Melting Pot -- Intersections between Byzantine. Islamic. and Latin Coinages Throughout the Middle Ages
Speaker: Alan M. Stahl
Curators of Numismatics
Princeton Univesity
Dates: Wednesday. February 13th, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: Humanities Center 602 Cathedral of Learning

22 Feb 2019

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Our Struggle Our People

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
Repair the World East Liberty, 6022 Broad St.
Sponsored By: 
Repair the World

Jamaat of Shaykh Uthman Dan Fodio
Rabat Nur Uz Zamaan
Light of the Age
Presents " Our Strggle Our People"
Come to join us to celebrate the legacy of indigenous Muslims in America
Education-Conversations-Food-Celebration
Friday, Febuary 22nd 7pm
At Repair the World East Liberty
6022 Broad St.

Contact: 
Imam Hamza

04 Feb 2019

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Shaykh Musa Kamra and the Genealogy of an African Islamic Modernity

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
3703 Wesley W. Posvar Hall History Department Lounge
Sponsored By: 
World History Center

Wendell Marsh, Rutgers University will present.

The Early Modern Worlds Initiative and the World History Center present a year-long speaker series titled "Islam in the World". You are also invited to a lunch discussion on the perspectives on the filed with Wendell Marsh. at 12 Noon on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Please RSVP for the lunch on the 5th to whc@pitt.edu

Contact: 
whc@pitt.edu

07 Jul 2019

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National Endowment for the Humanities Workshop for K-12 teachers

Monday, July 8, 2019 (All day) to Friday, July 26, 2019 (All day)
Sponsored By: 
National Endowment for the Humanities

What does it mean to be both Muslim and American? You are invited to explore this fascinating and important question this coming summer. You will read compelling texts and conduct engaging field trips as you study the diverse facets of Muslim American identity, both as grounded in the past and as experienced in the present. As an NEH Summer Scholar, you will reflect on and discuss thirty primary source documents and two major academic monographs; visit two mosques; and prepare teaching tools to integrate this information into your existing classes.

31 Jan 2019

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Silk Roads Rising -- Globalization and Exchange from the 10th Century to the Present

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 3:00pm to Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:30pm
Hillman Library, Thornburgh Room,
Sponsored By: 
ULS

A spekaer series in conjunction with the University Library System (ULS) exhibit "Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present" located on the ground and second floors of Hillman Library. Free & open to the public.

Speakers Series Schedule:

Jan 31st: Traveling for the State: Dunhuang Envoys on the Silk Road (850-1000)
Speaker: Xin Wen
Assistant Professor , East Asian Studies adn History,
Princeton University

22 Jan 2019

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Reading Across Cultures--Diverse Books for the 7 – 12 Grade Classroom

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 8:00pm

Once a month, the World Area Book Awards (Américas Award, Africana Book Award, Freeman Book Award, Middle East Book Award, and the South Asia Book Award) will sponsor a 60 minute webinar on a book recognized by one of the awards.

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The History of African American Islam

Rasul Miller is a PhD candidate and a William Fontaine fellow of Africana Studies and History at the University of Pennsylvania. Rasul received his BA in Economics and African and African American Studies from Duke University. His research interests include Muslim movements in 20th century America and their relationship to Black internationalist thought and West African intellectual history. He serves as editor and contributing writer for the history section of Sapelo Square, an award winning online platform dedicated to the experiences of Black Muslims.

17 Jan 2019

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Book Talk: The Islamic State in Britain: Radicalization and Resilience in an Activist Network

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Twentieth Century Club, 2nd Floor (4201 Bigelow Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213).
Sponsored By: 
The Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies

The Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies is delighted to invite you to the launch of Dr. Michael Kenney’s book, “The Islamic State in Britain: Radicalization and Resilience in an Activist Network,” on Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 1:30 - 3:00 pm at the Twentieth Century Club, 2nd Floor (4201 Bigelow Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213).

A panel discussion will be held with Drs. Kenney, Alexander Montgomery and Julie Chernov Hwang.

Contact: 
Sanda Prigg-Monteverde sjp89@pitt.edu

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