'My America, My Islam' discussion Tuesday at OU
Syndicated columnist Mona Eltahawy and two metro-area Muslim leaders will lead panel discussion Tuesday on U.S. Muslims and the New York Islamic Center controversy
NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma plans to host a panel discussion on American Muslims and the New York Islamic Center controversy.
"My America, My Islam" is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Regents Room of Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Ave. The event is free and open to the public.
Mona Eltahawy, an award-winning syndicated columnist who speaks around the world on Islamic issues, will be on the panel with Mohammad Daadaoui, an assistant professor of political science and Middle East studies at Oklahoma City University, and Malaka Elyazgi, chairwoman of Gov. Brad Henry's Ethnic American Advisory Council.
OU's Center for Middle East Studies and Women's and Gender Studies Program is sponsoring the event.
Eltahawy is the activist-in-residence this semester for the Women's and Gender Studies' Center for Social Justice. While at OU, she is teaching the course "Women and New Media in the Middle East."
For more information or for disability accommodations, call the International Programs Center at 325-1396.
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