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Programs and Presentations 2019

  • 1) An Interfaith Program in three parts on “LGBTQ People in God’s Promise: What Do Jewish and Christian Sacred Texts Really Say About Homosexuality?”: Part One: Jewish Perspective (January 27, 2019); Part Two: Christian Perspective (February 3, 2019): Part Three: General Discussion (February 10, 2019), at Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, 4936 Brownsboro Road, Louisville. Read More
  • 2) The 2019 Amel Zenoune‐Zouani Rights & Leadership Award was awarded to Dr. Riffat Hassan, the Founder of The Salaam Network and was presented to her at IANGEL’s 6th Anniversary Gala at the Marines’ Memorial Club in San Francisco, California, on April 25, 2019. Read More For Press Coverage see: https://www.courier-journal.com/story/opinion/2019/02/21/womens-rights-louisville-scholar-gets-international-award/2925239002/.(February 4, 2019) https://www.courier-journal.com/story/opinion/2019/08/02/retired-u-l-professor-honored-international-womens-rights-group/1872585001/(August 3, 2019).
  • 3) Mini Workshop on “Women in Islam” with Professor Matthew Pierce and his students from Centre College, Danville, at Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, 4936 Brownsboro Road, Louisville, March 26, 2019. Read More
  • 4) A Consultation on a Research Project on “Muslim Communities in Kentucky” with Professor Matthew Pierce from Centre College, Danville, at Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, Louisville, July 26, 2019. Read More
  • 5) A Presentation on “A Historical View of Muslims and Christians on Pilgrimage to Jerusalem During the Ottoman Period,” by Dr. Robert E. Schick, at Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, 4936 Brownsboro Road, Louisville, August 20, 2019. Read More
  • 6) A Presentation at “Celebrating the 800th Anniversary of the Meeting between Sultan Malik al-Kamil and St. Francis of Assisi,” at The Conventual Franciscan Friars, Mount St. Francis, 101 St. Francis, Indiana, September 30, 2019. Read More
  • 7) Participation in an Interfaith Panel and Community Discussion on “Religion & Spirituality: The Next 200 Years,” held at Corydon Presbyterian Church to Celebrate its Bicentennial, Corydon, October 24, 2019. Read More
  • 8) SEMINAR (Nine Sessions) on “Normative Islamic Education for Muslim Women,” at Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, 4936 Brownsboro Road, Louisville:
    • Session One, Part One: DESCRIPTION, May 1, 2019; Read More
    • Session One, Part Two: INTRODUCTION, May 5, 2019; Read More
    • Session Two: BACKGROUND, June 16, 2019; Read More
    • Session Three: THE QUR’AN ON CREATION, July 7, 2019; Read More
    • Session Four: THE QUR’AN ON CREATION (continued from the previous session), August 4, 2019; Read More
    • Session Five: THEOLOGICAL AND ETHICAL FRAMEWORK OF THE QUR’AN; Part One: THE QUR’AN ON THE DIVINE PURPOSE, September 8, 2019; Read More
    • Session Six: Part Two: THE QUR’AN ON THE DIVINE PURPOSE (continued from previous session), October 6, 2019; Read More
    • Session Seven: Part Three: THE QUR’AN ON THE DIVINE PURPOSE (continued from previous session), November 3, 2019; Read More
    • Session Eight: Part Four: THE QUR’AN ON THE DIVINE PURPOSE (continued from previous session), December 1, 2019 Read More
  • 9) The Fall 2019 Open Campus 8-week Course on “Islamic Contributions to Western Civilization:
    • Week One: A Presentation on “The Edicts of Prophet Muhammad and Muslim-Christian Relations in Early Islamic History,” September 25, 2019; Read More
    • Week Two: A Presentation on “Europe’s Islamic Past,” October 2, 2019; Read More
    • Week Three: A Presentation on “The Core Religious Beliefs and Practices of Islam,” October 9, 2019; Read More
    • Week Four: A Presentation on “Islam’s Contributions to World Civilization,” October 16, 2019; Read More
    • Week Five: A Presentation on “Islamic Mysticism – About Sufism, with Music and Movement,” October 23, 2019; Read More
    • Week Six: A Panel-Presentation on “Muslim Women: The Expectations, Stereotypes, and Realities of being a Muslimah in America,” October 30, 2019; Read More
    • Week Seven: A Presentation and Conversation on “Lived Experience in Iran (1975 – 1979),” November 6, 2019; Read More
    • Week Eight: Three Presentations on “Relevance of Islam to Contemporary UU Congregations,” November 13, 2019. Read More

(9 Programs which include 24 Presentations)