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May
18
2015

MENA Monday: Professor Loren Lybarger "Palestinian Nationalism and Religion in the US Diaspora"

When: Monday, May 18, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  

Where: University Hall, 201, 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Katelyn Marie Rashid   847.467.5314

Group: Middle East and North African Studies

Co-Sponsor(s):
Religious Studies Department

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Professor Loren Lybarger
Associate Professor of Classics & World Religions, Ohio Univeristy
Senior Fellow, The University of Chicago, Divinity School

Title: "Palestinian Nationalism and Religion in the US Diaspora" 

Abstract: Professor Lybarger will discuss the relationship of secularism to the Islamic revival in the Palestinian immigrant community by drawing on his field interviews and observations. He will also seek to use this perspective to raise questions about the ongoing debate about secularism generally.

Lunch Served 

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