AL491: ISLAM, RADICALISM, AND ISLAMOPHOBIA

SPRING SEMESTER 2016

This course aims to provide students with a working knowledge of (1) the religion of Islam and the core beliefs and practices that have defined Muslim communities; (2) contemporary Muslim radicalism and the responses of Muslim scholars and activists; and (3) contemporary Western anti-Islamic and anti-Muslim discourse and sentiments. This course will feature various guest speakers, a visit to a local mosque, and film viewings. 

The course will run on Wednesdays 2/3/16 to 4/6/16 from 4:10-5:30PM in B310 Wells Hall. All students are welcome to enroll, email Rhonda Hibbitt (hibbitt@msu.edu) to request an override.

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