Islam, Blackness, and Racial Justice
Presentation by Dr. Rudolph Ware
A program of the Encountering Islam Initiative, the Department of Theology presents the fourth annual Terence Nichols Memorial Symposium. Dr. Fuad Naeem will introduce Dr. Rudolph Ware, associate professor of History at the University of Santa Barbara. Dr. Ware is a historian of Africa and Islam. He earned his Ph.D. in 2004 from the University of Pennsylvania. His teaching and research focuses on Islamic thought, anti-slavery movements in West Africa and the African Diaspora, and the broader intersection of Race, Religion, and Revolutionary Thought.
Registration is helpful but not required. All are welcome. Free and Open to the Public.
Sponsored and organized by the Encountering Islam Initiative of the Theology Department in collaboration with the Jay Phillips Center for Interreligious Studies at the University of St. Thomas