Middle East Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events

Feb1

Xenophobia and Islamophobia in the Modern Era

Panel Discussion with Besheer Mohamed, Amber Jamil, Patricia Maulden, and Ahmet Tekelioglu

Middle East and Islamic Studies

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 6:00 PM
Johnson Center, 3rd Floor Room C

In recent years, the United States has witnessed an increase in xenophobic and Islamophobic rhetoric. The prevalence of inaccurate information about immigrants and Muslims has resulted in significant fear and mistrust in many communities. This panel discussion will present facts about these two specific groups in order to promote greater understanding and empower audience members to engage in informed activism.

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