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Muslim Studies Program Tenth Annual Conference
Friday, 14 Apr 2017
10:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
303 International Center
Muslim Studies Center
Event Details:

Theme:  Islam, Muslims, and US Politics

10:00am-11:45am: Panel 3 (MSU International Center, room 303)

Muslims and the American State

Moderator: Andrew Shryock, University of Michigan

Kambiz GhaneaBassiri (Reed College)

Religion and the State in Contemporary Muslim America

Mucahit Bilici (John Jay College)

Muslims and the American Constitution: The Rise of the Muslim Sovereign Citizen?

Edward E. Curtis IV (Indiana University School of Liberal Arts, Indianapolis)

Blood Sacrifice and the Myth of the Fallen Muslim Soldier in U.S. Presidential Elections after 9/11


1:30pm-3:15pm: Panel 4 (MSU International Center, room 303)

Violence, Islamophobia, and U.S. Politics

            Salah Hassan (Michigan State University)

Landscapes of Anti-Muslim Politics in the U.S.: Organizations, Experts, and Campaigns

            Evelyn Alsultany (University of Michigan)

How Political Liberals Adopt Conservative Tactics in Promoting Islamophobia: Real Time with Bill Maher's Liberal Principles and Illiberal Muslims

            Juliane Hammer (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)

                        Still Center Stage: American Muslim Women in the Age of Terror

            Alisa Perkins (Western Michigan University)

                        Muslim Sexual Publics and Queer Politics in America