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Muslim Studies Program Tenth Annual Conference
Thursday, 13 Apr 2017
12:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
303 International Center
Muslim Studies Center
Event Details:

Theme:  Islam, Muslims, and US Politics

12:45pm: Opening remarks (MSU International Center, room 303)

1pm-2:45pm: Panel 1 (MSU International Center, room 303)

Rethinking Muslim Politics

Junaid Rana (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)

A Possible History of the Muslim Left

Sylvia Chan-Malik (Rutgers University)

A Third Language: Women of Color Feminism and American Islam

Donna Auston (Rutgers University)

By Wisdom a House Is Built: Securitized Subjectivity, the Limits of Morality, and the Development of American Muslim Political Platforms


3:30pm-5:15pm: Panel 2 (MSU International Center, room 303)

Muslims and Trump

            Sally Howell (University of Michigan-Dearborn)

"Getting Trumped": Muslim Respectability Politics in Detroit's Northern Suburbs

            Mohsen Mobasher (University of Houston-Downtown)

American Politics and Iranophobia: Immigration Restrictions and Political Mobilization among Iranian Immigrants in the United State since the Iranian Revolution

            Nazita Lajevardi (Uppsala University; Michigan State University)

Muslim American Fear, Anxiety, and Discrimination: Behavioral and Attitudinal Shifts and their Impact on Political Behavior in the Age of Trump