ISLAM IN THE AMERICAS

AMES 230S

Explores how Muslim communities live and practice Islam in the American context. Examines diverse Muslim communities emerging from transatlantic exploration, trade in slaves, and migration as well as indigenous conversion. Discussion of religious and cultural identities of American Muslim peoples and consideration of questions of communal organization, religious authority, gender dynamics, youth culture, political and civic engagement, as well as American Muslim comedy and entertainment. Examination of impact of 9/11 upon American Muslims, their responses to the tragedy, and Americans' shifting perceptions of Islam and Muslims Instructor: Hassan

Day / Time: 

MW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM

Location: 

Perkins 060

Instructor: 

Hassan, Mona

Section: 

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