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This is a video of the second lecture in the Islamic Literacy Series given by Carolyn Baugh.  The title of the lecture was “A Little Bit of Muslim HERstory.”

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We have a successful few weeks with the first Islamic Literacy Series. In the coming weeks we hope to get feedback from you with regard to future series that we will host.

There are 5 remaining lectures on 10/4, 10/10, 10/18, 12/2 and 12/9.  All lectures will take place in Huntsman Hall Room F36 except for the lecture on 10/10/09.

The schedule is as follows: (more…)

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This lecture explore Islam in Africa by providing the historical background to the development of Muslim societies and communities in Africa. The instructor is Margari Hill-Manley, an educator and writer with an MA in history from Stanford University where she specialized in Islam in Africa and Sufi social networks.

Details: 7:30pm to 8:30pm in Huntsman Hall (Wharton Building), Room F36 (more…)

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This is a video of the first lecture in the Islamic Literacy Series entitled “Discovering the Qur’an.” The lecture was given by Adnan Zulfiqar.  The lecture is also available via the MSA website at http://upennmsa.org/index.php/media/event-videos.

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Monday: 12pm to 3pm

Tuesday: 1pm to 5pm

Wednesday: No Office Hours

The Muslim chaplain office is located in the Religious Activities Common (RAC) in the basement of the Graduate Student Center on Locust Walk at the University of Pennsylvania.

Contact azulfiqa@sas.upenn.edu or 215.645.2073 to schedule an appointment.

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A few people have asked me with regard to a transcript of today’s khutba (sermon) at Penn.  I generally don’t write out my khutbas so am reluctant to share notes that may not make sense to others, but which are a guide for me.  However, because of the importance of the khutba topic this week, I have tried to add some additional language to my notes for those who wanted to use parts of it as a reference.  I hope to put a video up of the khutba at some point soon too.  The topic of the khutba was Etiquettes of Difference and Manner of Giving Advice (more…)

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This lecture explore Islam in Africa  by providing the historical  background to the development of Muslim societies and communities in Africa (Northern and sub-Saharan Africa). My aim is to complicate the dichotomy of Middle East and Africa by showing the ways in which sub-Saharan Africa has always been connected to the broader Muslim world.

Instructor: Margari Hill-Manley
Time: 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Location
: Huntsman Hall (Wharton Building), Room F36 – University of Pennsylvania

All students are welcome to attend.  Non-Penn students and non-students who would like to attend, please email azulfiqa@sas.upenn.edu or call 215.645.2073. (more…)

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