Noor Cultural Centre

York-Noor Lecture Series: 2014-2015

Mar 4th 2015


Please note: the lecture previously scheduled for April 23 (by Prof. Pascale Fournier) has been rescheduled to Tuesday May 5


York University -Noor Cultural Centre Lecture Series

Islam in the Mirror of the West

Time:  7 pm
Location: Auditorium, Noor Cultural Centre
Admission: Free

Thursday October 9
Representations of Islam in the Mainstream Media
By Rick Salutin (Journalist, Toronto Star)

Thursday November 6
Anti-Muslim Racism & The Law : Omar Khadr’s Sentencing Hearing at Guantanamo
By Prof. Sherene Razack, PhD (Professor, University of Toronto)

Thursday February 26
Revisiting Muslims in the Mirror of ‘The Clash of Civilizations’
By Prof. Mojtaba Mahdavi, PhD (Professor, University of Alberta)

Thursday March 5
Persianate Islam and Heritage of the past in Modern Thought and Perception
By Prof. Touraj Daryaee, PhD (Professor, University of California,Irvine)

Thursday April 2
Re-reading Edward Said’s ‘Orientalism’: A Critique of a Critique
By Prof. Ariel Salzmann, PhD (Professor, Queen’s University)

Tuesday May 5
Navigating the Religious/Secular Divide: Religion, Gender, and Divorce in Western States
By Prof. Pascale Fournier, SJD (Professor, University of Ottawa)


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