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AMAS and CMENAS Event. Islamophobia Working Group Meeting

Friday, January 25, 2019
4:00-5:30 PM
Room 455 Weiser Hall Map
The Islamophobia Working Group (IWG) was assembled in January 2016 to address the national crisis of Islamophobia and its impact on our campus community. We -- a group of faculty, staff, and students -- have become actively involved in the University’s strategic plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and gained visibility across the university. For over two years, the IWG has been run through the Arab and Muslim American Studies Program in American Culture; starting in Fall 2018, the IWG will be co-led by AMAS and CMENAS.

Our work is driven by issues brought to the group by any student, staff, or faculty member. The group strategizes as a collective to figure out the best approach to a given issue. Thus, if you encounter a pertinent issue, we want to know about it and we welcome your participation in the group.

If you would like to join our email list or come to a meeting, please contact Professor Samer Ali (, or IWG student coordinator, Silan Fadlallah (

Cosponsors: American Culture; Arab Muslim & American Studies; Islamic Studies Program; Office of Multiethnic Student Affairs; Muslim Students' Association; Arab Students' Association; International Institute

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this event, please reach out to us at least 2 weeks in advance of this event. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange. Contact: Silan Fadlallah (
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Meeting
Tags: Discussion, Middle East Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, International Institute, Global Islamic Studies Center, Department of American Culture, Multi Ethnic Student Affairs - MESA, Arab and Muslim American Studies (AMAS)
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