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Islam Awareness Week 2013: Living His Legacy

MONDAY | MARCH 18

Taste of Faith | 3PM - 5PM | McCormick Lounge
Experience the diversity of Muslims through food from across the world.

In Search of Peace | 4PM | McCormick Lounge
A diverse panel of speakers share their journeys and experiences in Islam.

Muhammad | 7:30PM | McCormick Lounge
Speaker: Professor Omer Mozaffar, Faculty at Loyola University Chicago

Muhammad: a leader, diplomat, father, reformer, general, philosopher, visionary, and the Messenger of God.

TUESDAY | MARCH 19

Exploring Islamic Art Exhibit | 3-5PM | Simpson MPR
An exhibit displaying different forms of art and architecture inspired by Islam and the Quran.

Understanding Jihad | 7PM | Galvin Auditorium
Speaker: Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

A struggle for peace or a threat to the West?

WEDNESDAY | MARCH 20

Walk a Mile in Her Hijab | All Day | Loyola University Chicago
Try out the Hijab (veil) to experience a day in the life of a Muslim Woman.

Rethinking Feminism | 4:15PM | Bremner Lounge
Speaker: Humaira Basith, Executive Director of the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago

How does Islam liberate the Muslim woman?

Hijabi Monologues | 8PM | Galvin Auditorium
A journey into the soul of the American Muslim Hijabi.

THURSDAY | MARCH 21

Sharing a Meal with Our Neighbors | 12-2PM | Bremner Lounge
Help make a difference by bagging a lunch for the underserved through Inspiration Corporation.

Our Shared Lineage: An Interconnection between Abrahamic Faiths | 6PM | Cuneo Hall 210

Speaker: Professor Zubeyir Nisanci, Faculty at Loyola University Chicago

Join us as we discuss the ties between Christianity, Judaism, and Islam.

Entertainment Night | 8PM | Galvin Auditorium
A night of entertainment where students showcase their talents.

FRIDAY | MARCH 22

Jummuah | 1:40PM and 2:40PM | Mundelein 14th Floor
Observe a sermon & prayer attended weekly by billions of Muslims around the world.

Islam Awareness Week Culmination Dinner | 7PM | Mundelein Auditorium

Speaker: Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah, Darul Qasim

Join us for a complimentary dinner where we will explore the life and legacy of the Prophet Muhammad (S) over the past 1400 years.

ALL WEEK:

Information Booth

Stop by and ask questions or learn about Islam.

Mosque is Open to All

Visit the Mosque where fellow Loyola Students gather to pray. 

 

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