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Who's Afraid of Shari'ah? Understanding Islamic Law and the Production of Fear in the United States

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Monday, October 03, 2011
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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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In the News: The Middle East and Islam Today

Haroon Moghul's talk will explore the intersections of religion and racism in the contemporary anti-Shariah law movement. Haroon Moghul is an Associate Editor at Religion Dispatches, a Senior Editor for The Islamic Monthly, and a Fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) and a Ph.D. candidate at Columbia University, focusing on Islamic thought in India. Asifa Quraishi specializes in comparative Islamic and U.S.constitutional law. She holds a doctorate from Harvard Law School and other degrees from Columbia Law School, the University of California at Davis, and the University of California at Berkeley. Shalom Goldman is Research Professor of Religion at Duke and contributing editor to Religiondispatches.org.