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Thursdays @ the U

 

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Thursdays @ the U lecture series will run throughout the spring semster featuring a lecture, performance, discussion, demonstration format. The series, partly funded by the UW-BC Foundation, will explore topics in the arts, sciences, public affairs, literary fields, and cultural areas. These lectures are free and open to the public. All presentations are from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m. in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall (Room 234) located in Ritzinger Hall. Lecture attendees are welcome to bring their lunch to the presentation.

Please view our Events Calendar for specific dates. (In the "Tag" box choose "Lectures/Forums/Debates" and click on the "Search" button for a complete listing of Thursdays @ the U events.)

One World Global Art, Literature, and Film Series: Exploring Islam

A five part series, open to the public at no charge

Thursday, March 3; 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., "Living in Barron: A Muslim Perspective" with Abdisitaar Doon in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall on the UW-BC campus

Thursday, March 10; 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., "Meet Your Muslim Neighbors," a mixer followed by the film "Koran by Heart" in the Barron Public Library

Thursday, March 17; 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., "Meet Our Muslim Students," a mixer followed by the film "Prince Among Slaves" in the UW-BC Blue Hills Lecture Hall

Thursday, March 31; 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., "Islam and Hip Hop," a lecture by Amer F. Ahmed in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall in the UW-BC Blue Hills Lecture Hall

Thursday, March 31; 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., "Addressing Islamophobia: Beyond Myths, Breaking Down the Barriers," a keynote address by Amer F. Ahmed in the Barron Area Community Center