Wednesday, October 13, 2021
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Office of Diversity, Student Equity, and Interfaith Programs
Name of Event: Islamophobia and Its Impact Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Time: 5:00pm 7:00pm PST Zoom/Event Information: RSVP for Zoom information: https://bit.ly/IslamophobiaAndImpact DECI Area: Interfaith Programs Event Description: Islamophobia and Its Impact: This presentation begins by defining and examining both historic and contemporary sources which contribute to Islamophobia. It then looks at ways that Islamophobia is disseminated, including through the media, Hollywood, politicians, the internet and social media among others. It concludes with strategies for countering Islamophobia through education and interfaith engagement. Presentations will be facilitated by the Islamic Networks Group (ING), which is a peace-building organization providing face-to-face education and engagement opportunities that foster understanding of Muslims and other misunderstood groups to promote harmony among all people.