Margaux Fitoussi’s world has changed before her eyes more than once. Born in France, she lived in Paris until she was 7, when her parents—she an American dancer and he a doctor of Tunisian origin—divorced. Next was a home on the edge of the ocean in Long Beach, Calif., where her mother became a teacher, and Margaux lived with her two younger siblings and her Italian-American grandmother.… Read more about Immersed in the World’s Currents
The Harvard Gazette interviewed Professor Ousmane Kane to illuminate the roots and influence of Islam in Africa, which is home to nearly 30 percent of the world’s Muslims. On April 3, at 5:15 pm, at the CSWR, he will discuss his book, “Beyond Timbuktu: An Intellectual History of Muslim West Africa."
One of Jacob Olupona's earliest memories in Massachusetts is of nearly freezing in his apartment as a graduate student at Boston University during the great snowstorm of 1978. … Read more about The Spirituality of Africa