Events

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Acting on Faith Premiere

On April 25, 2005, we premiered a documentary film produced and directed by Pluralism Project Affiliate Rachel Antell and narrated by Dr. Diana L. Eck called “Acting on Faith: Women’s New Religious Activism in America.”

Pluralism Project Co-Sponsors “Muslim Women’s Religious Literacy” Panel at Harvard Divinity School

On October 2, 2011 the Pluralism Project co-sponsored “Muslim Women’s Religious Literacy: The Legacy of Nana Asma’u in the Twenty-First Century and Beyond,” a panel discussion at Harvard Divinity School in honor of his Eminence the Sultan of Sokoto’s visit to campus. The Sultan is the religious leader of one of the largest Muslim communities in Africa.

Pluralism Project Hosts Interfaculty Luncheon with Julia Neuberger

On April 4, 2005, the Pluralism Project hosted an interfaculty luncheon with Baroness Julia Neuberger DBE, rabbi and health care policy expert. Neuberger spoke of her experiences on the commission that reported on Islamophobia in the UK. The conversation included topics such as race relations legislation in the UK, religious schools, and religiously diverse hospital chaplaincies.

Living Islam Out Loud: A Conversation with Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur and Sarah Eltantawi

On May 2, 2006, Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur and Sarah Eltantawi joined the Pluralism Project for a luncheon discussion. Abdul-Ghafur is the editor of “LIVING ISLAM OUT LOUD: American Muslim Women Speak,” a book which features 15 American Muslim women dealing with the complexities of forging their own identities while playing powerful roles in public life.

Pluralism Project Co-Sponsors “Making Our Way: Muslim Women in North America”

On Saturday, October 26th, nearly one hundred people gathered at the Paulist Center in downtown Boston for a keynote address by Dr. Ingrid Mattson, former president of the Islamic Society of North America, and a panel discussion on the experiences of Muslim women post-9/11. Panelists also included Umm Juwayriyah, author of the book The Size of Mustard Seed, and Lietenant Colonel, Army Reserves Shareda Hosein.