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Jacob and His Twelve Sons: An Interfaith Perspective | The Frick Collection. A panel of faith leaders discuss the Jacob story as told in three religions: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons: Paintings from Auckland Castle, on view through April 22. Free with museum admission and online registration is required Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Hussein Rashid
Sana Amanat Supercharges The Comics World – Bwog. On Tuesday evening, Barnard’s Sulz Parlor was packed with eager listeners. Like her heroine, Sana Amanat was warm, funny and down-to-earth. Amanat, the child of Pakistani immigrants, worked in magazine publishing after graduating from Barnard. From there she moved to an indie comic book company. She was hired by Marvel in 2009, where she currently works as director of content and character development. Interviewing her was Professor Hussein Rashid, adjunct professor of religion at Barnard, whose work focuses on Muslims and American popular culture. He starts with the most important question of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2018 at Hussein Rashid
Sana Amanat Supercharges The Comics World – Bwog. On Tuesday evening, Barnard’s Sulz Parlor was packed with eager listeners. Like her heroine, Sana Amanat was warm, funny and down-to-earth. Amanat, the child of Pakistani immigrants, worked in magazine publishing after graduating from Barnard. From there she moved to an indie... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2018 at islamicate
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Religion and the Digital Turn | Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life. The methods of the Digital Humanities present an opportunity to think about the goals and methods in the Study of Religion. The emergence of these new tools challenges the ways in which we consider academic work, and the premises around which Study of Religion is built. By broadening the scope of what we can do with “religious” material, we can more broadly imagine what religion is Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2018 at Hussein Rashid
Religion and the Digital Turn | Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life. The methods of the Digital Humanities present an opportunity to think about the goals and methods in the Study of Religion. The emergence of these new tools challenges the ways in which we consider academic work, and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2018 at islamicate
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"Jacob and His Twelve Sons: An Interfaith Perspective" | The Frick Collection. A panel of faith leaders discuss the Jacob story as told in three religions: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons: Paintings from Auckland Castle, on view through... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at islamicate
Hussein Rashid | 8.5 Million. Hussein Rashid teaches religious and cultural literacy to facilitate a widespread understanding of Islam and educate against anti-Muslim bias. Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2018 at islamicate
Hussein Rashid | 8.5 Million. Hussein Rashid teaches religious and cultural literacy to facilitate a widespread understanding of Islam and educate against anti-Muslim bias. Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at Hussein Rashid
Being the First: Reinventing Superheroes | Barnard College. Sana Amanat '04, director of content and character development at Marvel Comics, created the first Muslim superhero with her own book series, Kamala Khan. Amanat joins Hussein Rashid, adjunct professor of religion at Barnard College, to discuss growing up Pakistani- American and what Barnard meant to her. The evening will cover the journey she took to create a female comic book character in a male-dominated field, why Ms. Marvel is so important right now, and what’s next for women in comics. Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2018 at Hussein Rashid
Being the First: Reinventing Superheroes | Barnard College. Sana Amanat '04, director of content and character development at Marvel Comics, created the first Muslim superhero with her own book series, Kamala Khan. Amanat joins Hussein Rashid, adjunct professor of religion at Barnard College, to discuss growing up Pakistani- American and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2018 at islamicate
Comics and Islam, Live at MICE 2017 – 004 Sacred & Sequential Audio | Sacred and Sequential. Muslim identity and practices are featured more comics than ever, from mainstream titles like Ms. Marvelto independent graphic memoirs. This panel at the 2017 Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo (MICE) takes stock of this important growing field — including the brand-new book Muslim Superheroes: Comics, Islam, and Representation — and presents the perspectives of both academics and creators. Featuring discussion with Hussein Rashid (Religion Professor, Barnard College; Contributor, Muslim Superheroes), A. David Lewis (Instructor, MCPHS University; Co-Editor, Muslim Superheroes; writer, Kismet, Man of Fate),... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at Hussein Rashid
Comics and Islam, Live at MICE 2017 – 004 Sacred & Sequential Audio | Sacred and Sequential. Muslim identity and practices are featured more comics than ever, from mainstream titles like Ms. Marvelto independent graphic memoirs. This panel at the 2017 Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo (MICE) takes stock of this... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at islamicate
I will be speaking at Columbia University's Muslim Protagonist Conference on Feb. 24, 2018. Details and registration can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/themuslimprotagonist/ Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at Hussein Rashid
American Islamophobia Is Helping Trump Kill The Iran Deal | HuffPost. The U.S. response to Iran’s recent economic protests, and President Donald Trump’s decertification of the Iran nuclear deal, show us how little we understand Muslims. That ignorance, and our failure to see Muslim nations as rich, diverse cultures peopled by, well, people, tears at America’s social fabric, and weakens the U.S. as an international actor. Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at Hussein Rashid
Discovery: Living Our Values | Trinity Church. This Week: American Values Religious Voices How might religious values be expressed in our current political situation? At this interfaith panel with Professor Aaron Koller, Professor Hussein Rashid, and Trinity’s Theologian-in-Residence, Dr. Deirdre Good, we will discuss our involvement in the project American Values Religious Voices (valuesandvoices.com). Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at Hussein Rashid
American Islamophobia Is Helping Trump Kill The Iran Deal | HuffPost. The U.S. response to Iran’s recent economic protests, and President Donald Trump’s decertification of the Iran nuclear deal, show us how little we understand Muslims. That ignorance, and our failure to see Muslim nations as rich, diverse cultures peopled... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at islamicate
Discovery: Living Our Values | Trinity Church. This Week: American Values Religious Voices How might religious values be expressed in our current political situation? At this interfaith panel with Professor Aaron Koller, Professor Hussein Rashid, and Trinity’s Theologian-in-Residence, Dr. Deirdre Good, we will discuss our involvement in the project American... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at islamicate
Talkback Series on Japanese Internment During WWII to Follow HOLD THESE TRUTHS at Sheen Center. Following select performances of Jeanne Sakata's Hold These Truths, directed by Lisa Rothe and starring Joel de la Fuente (Amazon's The Man in the High Castle), Hang a Tale Theater Company will welcome a diverse panel of guests to discuss the history of forced Japanese internment during WWII and the parallels to our current time, when Muslims and other minorities are again fighting to preserve their civil liberties. Panelists will include Julie Azuma (President of "Different Roads to Learning"), Albert Fox Cahn Esq. (Legal Director... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at Hussein Rashid
Talkback Series on Japanese Internment During WWII to Follow HOLD THESE TRUTHS at Sheen Center. Following select performances of Jeanne Sakata's Hold These Truths, directed by Lisa Rothe and starring Joel de la Fuente (Amazon's The Man in the High Castle), Hang a Tale Theater Company will welcome a diverse... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at islamicate
Allah Akbar, i musulmani newyorkesi e le parole rubate - Repubblica Tv - la Repubblica.it. A una settimana esatta dall’attentato di Tribeca un viaggio tra i discorsi e i volti dell’Islam di New York. C’è la sensazione di essere stati defraudati delle due parole considerate in assoluto più preziose: Allah... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2017 at islamicate
Allah Akbar, i musulmani newyorkesi e le parole rubate - Repubblica Tv - la Repubblica.it. A una settimana esatta dall’attentato di Tribeca un viaggio tra i discorsi e i volti dell’Islam di New York. C’è la sensazione di essere stati defraudati delle due parole considerate in assoluto più preziose: Allah Akbar. Hussein Rashid, è un professore di religione della Columbia University. Mehmet Özalp, imam in Turchia è volontario presso una moschea di Brooklyn. Yousra Alshanqiti, giovane avvocatessa in Arabia Saudita è una dottoranda in diritto dell’immigrazione qui negli Stati Uniti. Hussein e Abdullah, sono due venditori ambulanti originari rispettivamente del... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2017 at Hussein Rashid