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Rhetoric of Hate: Islamophobia

This session discusses the history of Islamophobia in the American legal system and the racialization of Muslim identity. Current narrative typically discusses Islamophobia as a recent phenomenon that transpires at an interpersonal level. Professor Beydoun will lead us through historical policies that were federally institutionalized to exclude Muslim identity from society and deem it irreconcilable with American identity. This presentation will also examine the role liberals play in expanding Islamophobic rhetoric and policies.

Date: Thursday, June 11, 2020

Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm (program begins at 6:00 pm)

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1200 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403

Cost: $65 per session; $175 for the full series of three sessions (ticket price includes food and refreshments)