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Narrating Palestine and Centering Palestinians | Dr. Hatem Bazian

October 23, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 8:15 pm

Join us for an insightful session to foster unity, practical strategies, and healing within our workplaces and the broader public sphere as we discuss the ongoing situation in Gaza.

Join us as we come together to navigate these critical discussions with empathy, resilience, and a commitment to making a difference.

7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. | Monday, October 23 | MCC Prayer Hall | Join in person or watch live at mcceastbay.org/live

We also have these two programs about Palestine this weekend:

Hatem Bazian is a co-founder and Professor of Islamic Law and Theology at Zaytuna College, the 1st Accredited Muslim Liberal Arts College in the United States. In addition, Prof. Bazian is a lecturer in the Departments of Near Eastern and Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Bazian, between 2002-2007, also served as an adjunct professor of law at Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. He teaches courses on Islamic Law and Society, Islam in America: Communities and Institutions, De-Constructing Islamophobia and Othering of Islam, Religious Studies, and Middle Eastern Studies. In addition to Berkeley, Prof. Bazian served as a visiting Professor in Religious Studies at Saint Mary’s College of California from 2001-2007 and adviser to the Religion, Politics, and Globalization Center at UC Berkeley.

In the Spring of 2009, Prof. Bazian founded the Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project at the Center for Race and Gender, a research unit dedicated to the systematic study of Othering Islam and Muslims. Prof. Bazian (2012 launched the Islamophobia Studies Journal, which is published bi-annually through a collaborative effort between the Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project of the Center for Race and Gender at the University of California at Berkeley, the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Initiative for the School of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University; the Center for Islamic Studies at the Graduate Theological Union, the International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding at the University of South Australia, and Zaytuna College. In addition to academic work, Dr. Bazian is a weekly columnist for the Turkish Daily Sabah Newspaper and Turkey Agenda online magazine. Dr. Bazian is the founder and national Chair of American Muslims for Palestine, a board member of the Islamic Scholarship Fund, Muslim Legal Fund of America, President of Dollar for Deen Charity, and Chair of the Northern California Islamic Council.

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