Islam Day

September 27, 8:45am - 5:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Kuykendall Hall 101 Add to Calendar

The UH Islamic Studies Program invites you to celebrate Islam Day with a full day of events.

08:45-09:00 a.m. Welcome: Dr. Peter Arnade, Dean of the College of Arts & Humanities

09:00-10:15 a.m. “Andalusian Mystical Philosopher Ibn Masarra (d. 319/931)” (Dr. Tamara Albertini, Phil 330: Introduction to Islamic Philosophy)

10:30-11:45 a.m. “Edward Said and Orientalism” (Dr. Ibrahim Aoude, ES 455B: Comparative Ethnic Conflict: The Middle East)

12:15-01:15 p.m. “What are the most pressing questions facing Muslims today?” (Roundtable discussion with UH faculty and students)

01:30-02:45 p.m. “Ritual and Interpretation in Qur'anic Recitation” (Dr. David Falgout, Rel 209: Introduction to Islamic Religion)

03:00-05:00 p.m. “The Mirror” (1997) by Jafar Panahi, Persian Movie with English subtitles introduced by Dr. Ladan Hamedani, Roshan Institute instructor in Persian Language and Culture

Sponsored by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute, Pacific and Asian Affairs Council, Shangri La: A Museum of Islamic Art and Culture, UHM Department of Ethnic Studies, UHM Department of History, UHM Department of Philosophy, UHM Department of Political Science, UHM Department of Religion

Ticket Information
Admission is free: The university community and public are cordially invited to attend! (Early birds will be able to park in the lower parking structure for $5)

Event Sponsor
See above, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Dr. Tamara Albertini, 956-6030,

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