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Schedule

Know Your Neighbors: Muslim/Christian Conversations I

Members of the Brooklyn Park Islamic Center and Plymouth Church in Minneapolis come together to discuss our sibling faiths. The first of these three summer Forums will offer opportunities to ask questions and learn more in hopes of creating more meaningful relationships.

Dr. AbdulMawgoud Dardery is serving as Imam at Brooklyn Park Islamic Center and Professor of Global Studies at Minneapolis College. In 1990 he served as the President of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh. In 2000 he obtained a PhD on the relationship between the Muslim World and America from University of Pittsburgh. In 2005 he was a Fulbright Scholar explaining Islam to American Academia. He loves building bridges of understanding between different faith communities and walking on these bridges with others.

In addition, leaders and congregants from Brooklyn Park Islamic Center and Plymouth Congregational Church will be speaking.

June 13

10 a.m.

Teaching Towards Freedom: Histories of Black Education

Explore how the history of African American education can provide insight regarding our current educational debates. The lens of fugitivity, abolition, and accommodation will frame education in order to provide participants with various ways of thinking about education as the practice of freedom.

Dr. Brian Lozenski is an Associate Professor of Urban and Multicultural Education at Macalester College. His scholarship emphasizes African American educational history as well as community-engaged education for liberation. Dr. Lozenski is a founding member of Education for Liberation Minnesota.

 

June 20

10 a.m.

Know Your Neighbors: Muslim/Christian Conversations II

Members of the Brooklyn Park Islamic Center and Plymouth Church in Minneapolis come together to discuss our sibling faiths. The second of these three summer Forums will continue with opportunities to ask questions and learn more in hopes of creating more meaningful relationships.

Dr. AbdulMawgoud Dardery is serving as Imam at Brooklyn Park Islamic Center and Professor of Global Studies at Minneapolis College. In 1990 he served as the President of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh. In 2000 he obtained a PhD on the relationship between the Muslim World and America from University of Pittsburgh. In 2005 he was a Fulbright Scholar explaining Islam to American Academia. He loves building bridges of understanding between different faith communities and walking on these bridges with others.

In addition, leaders and congregants from Brooklyn Park Islamic Center and Plymouth Congregational Church will be speaking.

July 11

10 a.m.

In-Depth Musical Moments

Philip Brunelle

July 18

10 a.m.

Know Your Neighbors: Muslim/Christian Conversations III

Members of the Brooklyn Park Islamic Center and Plymouth Church in Minneapolis come together to discuss our sibling faiths. The last  of these three summer Forums will offer opportunities to ask questions and learn more in hopes of creating more meaningful relationships.

Dr. AbdulMawgoud Dardery is serving as Imam at Brooklyn Park Islamic Center and Professor of Global Studies at Minneapolis College. In 1990 he served as the President of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh. In 2000 he obtained a PhD on the relationship between the Muslim World and America from University of Pittsburgh. In 2005 he was a Fulbright Scholar explaining Islam to American Academia. He loves building bridges of understanding between different faith communities and walking on these bridges with others.

In addition, leaders and congregants from Brooklyn Park Islamic Center and Plymouth Congregational Church will be speaking.

August 8

10 a.m.

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