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Muslim Societies Lecture - Edward Curtis, "Malcolm X from Mecca to Cairo: A Journey through the Arab Cold War"

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; Department of Religion; REEEC
Location
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum (600 S. Gregory St., Urbana)
Date
Apr 6, 2017   4:00 pm  
Speaker
Edward Curtis (Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts & Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis)
Cost
Free and open to the public.
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Originating Calendar
Russian, E. European & Eurasian Center: Co-sponsored Events

Edward E. Curtis IV is the author or editor of ten books, including Muslims in America: A Short History, which was named one of the 100 Best Books of 2009 by Publishers Weekly. He is Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts & Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The recipient of Mellon, Fulbright, Carnegie, National Humanities Center, and National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships and grants, Curtis is a fifth-generation native of Southern Illinois—where his Arab relatives settled in a town called Cairo.

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