Zareena Grewal: Islam Is a Foreign Country
Date: Monday, March 17, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
3/17/2014 5:30:00 PM3/17/2014 5:30:00 PMAmerica/Los_AngelesZareena Grewal: Islam Is a Foreign Country At Elmhurst College, Frick Center, Founders Lounge190 Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126Website: http://elmhurstcollegelectures.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=623021FalseMM/DD/YYYY
Tickets for this event are no longer available online.
Please check with the box office for more information.
Zareena Grewal is a historical anthropologist and documentary filmmaker who teaches American studies and religious studies at Yale. Her films include By the Dawn’s Early Light, about the scrutiny of the patriotism of American Muslims. Her research centers on issues of race, gender, religion and nationalism within a wide spectrum of Muslim communities in the United States. Her forthcoming book examines the global dimensions of Islam’s "crisis of authority," and examines the transnational teaching networks that connect American mosques with the intellectual centers of the Middle East.