Additional details on several of the events from the Office of International Education:
• Wednesday, April 9 –
Hijab Day: Experience wearing a hijab (headscarf) for a day
, 7:30-9:00 a.m., at the Union’s 1965 Room
, **Drop-in light breakfast and to pick up scarves
; **Discussion to follow after this day with participants
Islamic Reawakening (with Prof. Robert Kramer- St. Norbert College), 6:00 p.m., Mauthe Center;
Dinner provided – first come, first served
• Thursday, April 10 – Women in Islam (virtual discussion with Ibtesam Al-Atiyat, formerly a visiting professor here, now with St. Olaf College, Minn.)
, 3:30-5:30 p.m., MAC 208
“Amreeka” – movie night, 6:00 p.m., Mauthe Center; Popcorn and lemonade provided – first come, first served
• Friday, April 11 – Mosque Open Day, all day, at Green Bay Mosque, 1512 Velp Ave.
The Office of International Education shares news that Islam Awareness Week is planned for next Monday-Friday (April 7-11), with daily events to help participants learn more about Islam as a religion and culture as well as about the people and culture of Muslim-majority regions of the world.
• Monday — Frontline News:Syria discussion, 6 p.m., Mauthe Center
• Tuesday — Open Questions on Islam Forum, 3:30 p.m., Common Grounds Coffeehouse; Interfaith Panel: Jerusalem Through Different Eyes, 6 p.m., Mauthe
• Wednesday — Hijab Day (wear a hijab-headscarf all day) with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. (drop in between 7:30-9 for a scarf); Movie Night film, “Amreeka,” 6 p.m. at the Mauthe
• Thursday — Women in Islam discussion, 3:30 p.m., MAC 208; Islam in the World discussion, 6 p.m., Mauthe
See a complete list of events.
The Muslim Student Association and the Mauthe Center are proud to host a series of events for Islam Awareness Week (April 15 – 19), open to students,University employees and the community. Prof. Heidi Sherman (Humanistic Studies) is a contact for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remaining events this week:
• Wednesday, April 17: Movie, Muhammad: The Legacy of a Prophet with facilitator Imam Mohamed Zakarya, in Rose Hall 250, at 6 p.m., with discussion to follow the screening;
• Thursday, April 18: Panel presentation on “Muslim Women and Education,” at the Mauthe Center at 6 p.m., with “tasty Bangladeshi appetizers” to be served;
• Friday, April 19: Mosque Visit, with the Islamic Society of Wisconsin, at the Green Bay Mosque, 1512 Velp Ave., at 12:45 p.m., with food served, and all are welcome.
The Muslim Student Association and the Mauthe Center are proud to host a series of events for Islam Awareness Week (April 15 – 19), open to students, University employees and the community. The series kicked off Monday night at the Mauthe with an evening with the Somali community. On Tuesday (April 16), the panel discussion at 6 p.m. will address “The Similarities Among Islam, Judaism and Christianity.” We’ll have more details on the week’s events in our next issue.