Event Title

Being Muslim in America, Why It’s Not an Oxymoron!

Speaker

Iman Salam

Streaming Media

Description

“I'm a Muslim, but I'm also American, yet the media tells me I have to choose one or the other. Does wearing a headscarf mean I'm less of an American?” Reflecting on how Muslims have been thrown in the spotlight after 9/11 and, more recently, with a Florida pastor and his small following, Iman Salam will talk of her experience as a Muslim, how her religion has been hijacked, and what this means for her children growing up in America.

About the Lecturer: Iman Salam, member of Bellingham Muslim Community

Document Type

Event

Start Date

17-11-2010 12:00 PM

End Date

17-11-2010 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Muslim in America, Bellingham Muslim community

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This resources is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws.

Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Nov 17th, 12:00 PM Nov 17th, 1:15 PM

Being Muslim in America, Why It’s Not an Oxymoron!

Fairhaven College Auditorium

“I'm a Muslim, but I'm also American, yet the media tells me I have to choose one or the other. Does wearing a headscarf mean I'm less of an American?” Reflecting on how Muslims have been thrown in the spotlight after 9/11 and, more recently, with a Florida pastor and his small following, Iman Salam will talk of her experience as a Muslim, how her religion has been hijacked, and what this means for her children growing up in America.

About the Lecturer: Iman Salam, member of Bellingham Muslim Community