Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Events

States, Exclusion, and the Politics of Identity

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

States, Exclusion, and the Politics of Identity

Joe Wiltberger, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Central American Studies, CSUN "Latinx Immigration in a Climate of Uncertainty"; Azza Basarudin, Lecturer, Dept. of Gender & Women’s Studies, UCLA & CSUN “Feminists contesting the State and Moderate Islam in Malaysia”; Ibrahim al Sultan, Graduate student in Mass Communication, Journalism, CSUN “Stateless people living in Kuwait”; Nayereh Tohidi, Professor of GWS and Director of MEIS “Navigating Islamist Extremism & Islamophobia in Iran and the US.”

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Challenging President Trump's "Muslim Ban"

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

No Muslim Ban!

President Donald Trump signed Executive Order 13769 on 1/27 which limits entry for individuals from 7 predominantly Muslim countries and for all refugees into the U.S. The order has been legally challenged and fiercely opposed by American Muslims and non-Muslims.
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Salam Neighbor

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:00pm

Salam Neighbor

"Salam Neighbor" is a documentary about the lives of Syrian refugees in Jordon's Zaatari refugee camp. The screening kicks off a series of campus events hosted by CSUN's Middle East and Islamic Studies program that will address the impact of new U.S. policies being made concerning refugees and Muslims in the United States.

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