Islam

Alizeh Ahmad

Humans of HDS: An Inclusive and Loving Islam

April 17, 2017

"I started studying religion more fully and more broadly when I went to college. I realized that as a Muslim woman, my voice and my experience was being used to perpetuate a discourse that didn’t include me on either side."—Alizeh Ahmad, MTS ’18

Muslim in America

Muslim in America

April 14, 2017

The idea that Muslim women are more oppressed than women of other religions is a common belief in the U.S. today, but this wasn't the case 20 years ago. World Policy On Air speaks with Professor Leila Ahmed.

Professor Ousmane Kane. Photo: Jon Chase, Harvard Staff Photographer

A Deeper Sense of Muslim Africa

March 29, 2017

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 MuslimsOn April 3, at 5:15 pm, at the CSWR, he will discuss his book, “Beyond Timbuktu: An Intellectual History of Muslim West Africa."

Being Muslim in America

Being Muslim in America

February 17, 2017

Professor Leila Ahmed discusses women's oppression, empowering Muslim voices, and the misconceptions the Western world has about Islam.

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