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"We Have Made You Nations and Tribes*: An Islamic Vision of Multiculturalism and Inter-Religious Relations"
Saturday, October 10, 2009 - 2:00pm to Saturday, October 10, 2009 - 3:30pm

Dr. Aisha Musa (PSU '90, MA '92, Harvard PhD '04)
Florida International University

Saturday, October 10, 2009, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 228, PSU

Dr. Aisha Musa is Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies, Department of Religious Studies, Florida International University. She earned her BA in International Studies with a Middle East focus and a Middle East certificate in 1990, and an MA in General Arts and Letters with specialty in Arabic Language and Applied Linguistics in 1992, both from PSU. In 2004, she completed her PhD in Arabic/Islamic Studies at Harvard University.  She is the author of Hadith as Scripture: Discussion on the Authority of Prophetic Traditions in Islam (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2008), and various articles and book chapters on Islamic topics.  She has made numerous presentations on television and at academic conferences.

Co-sponsored by PSU's Middle East Studies Center, Alumni Association, Muslim Student Association, Multicultural Center, and the Muslim Educational Trust.  For more information, call (503)725-4074

* Qur'an 49:13