Islamicate: Tweeting the Qur'an 2014/1435

Islamicate: Tweeting the Qur’an 2014/1435

Hashtags: #Quran #ttquran #Ramadan Traditionally, Muslims read the Qur’an in its entirety over this time, in a section a day. The Qur’an is split into thirty sections, called juz’, and one section is read each night. This year is the 6th year I am inviting people to tweet the Qur’an for Ramadan. via islamicate: Tweeting the Qur’an…

All-American: 45 American Men On Being Muslim

All-American: 45 American Men On Being Muslim: Introduction written by Wajahat Ali, on the recently published book: All-American: 45 American Men on Being Muslim (I SPEAK FOR MYSELF). Dr. Hussein Rashid’s article is part of the book. American and Muslim. To some, this might seem like the greatest oxymoron since military intelligence, or affordable housing,…

Dr. Hussein Rashid: What Does Islamic Music Have to do With Blues, Jazz, and Surf Rock? More Than You Think. | FrontRow

By Bill Holston – What do Bruce Springsteen, Mahalia Jackson, and John Coltrane all have in common? Well according to Dr. Hussein Rashid of Hofstra University each bear witness to the Islamic Contribution to American Music. This was the title of his lecture at my law school alma mater, Southern Methodist University. The lecture was…

University of Texas at Austin: “Everyday Art: The Islamic Impact on American Arts”

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 – 6:00 p.m. – Texas Union, Santa Rita Suite (3.502) Presented by Dr. Hussein Rashid, Professor of Religious Studies, Hofstra University, New York A reception to meet the speaker follows the program. American popular culture—the art that surrounds us every day—reflects the tremendous cultural diversity of the American people, and helps…

Teachers from around the country attend webinar on “The State of Muslims in America”

The webinar “The State of Muslims in America: Reflections on the 10th Anniversary of September 11th, 2001,” featured a presentation by Hussein Rashid of Hofstra University, welcomed participants from Miami, Washington D.C., and California among other location in the United States and beyond. The session was moderated by Outreach Center Curriculum Coordinator Anna Mudd. This…

Museum of Fine Arts Houston: Artful Thursday: High Notes – Presented by Hussein Rashid

Presented by Hussein Rashid – Adjunct professor, Hofstra University; associate editor, Religion Dispatches Houston – Thursday, September 15, 2011 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Up to thirty percent of the slaves brought to the United States from Africa were Muslim. They spoke and wrote Arabic, and carried a rich musical tradition. Centuries’ worth of…

Out of the Shadows of 9/11: Millennials, Moral Vision, and the Global Groundswell. An event with Professor Hussein Rashid and others

On this tenth anniversary of 9/11, will a new movement of compassion, social justice, and moral calling emerge from the shadows? Will religion be a spark that reignites our moral imagination? Auburn Seminary is delighted to host an exciting conversation about a new vision for an American social action movement at the 2011 Jack and…

Sufi Soul, The Mystic Music of Islam | World Festival of Sacred Music: Presented and Sponsored by Aga Khan Council

A documentary film by Simon Broughton and William Dalrymple. Post-discussion led by Dr. Hussein Rashid. Los Angeles – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11 – Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm – Cost: Free; reservations required. The mystical sounds of Islam communicating messages of peace, tolerance and love are reverently captured in the documentary film Sufi Soul by Simon Broughton…

State of Muslims in America: Online Seminar with Hussein Rashid – The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

Date: September 1, 2011 – 7:00pm – 8:00pm Speaker: Dr. Hussein Rashid Join us for a presentation and discussion with scholar Hussein Rashid. As part of our programming surrounding the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11th, 2001, this webinar will explore the issues of Islamophobia with a focus on the progress and challenges that have developed…