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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

The cover for Curtis’s book “Muslims of the Heartland” with landmarks from major US cities and notable locations in the book.

Edward Curtis presents book ‘Muslims of the Heartland’

October 27, 2021

Edward Curtis, a Syrian-Lebanese professor of religious studies at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, introduced his book in a Wednesday event hosted by Shepard Residential College. Curtis'...

Islam scholar Hamza Yusuf Hanson spoke at Lutkin Hall Monday evening. He spoke about his experience studying Islam in Mauritania.

Muslim scholar Hamza Yusuf Hanson visits Northwestern, discusses scholarship in Mauritania

January 14, 2020

One of the country’s most influential Muslim scholars, Hamza Yusuf Hanson, spoke about his experiences studying the Islamic sciences with Mauritian scholars on Monday in Lutkin Hall. Hanson is the...

Tahera Ahmad. Ahmad, Northwestern’s director of interfaith engagement and associate chaplain, said Islam is often falsely characterized as being monolithic.

In God we trust?: Despite national politicization, Islam remains inspiration for activism

February 25, 2019

This article is the third in a series on religious involvement on Northwestern’s campus. In the midst of studies showing declining levels of religiosity among college students, the series will spotlight...

Sainati: Coping with religious exclusivism

January 16, 2018

A few weeks ago, I had dinner with a staff member from a prominent campus Christian organization. After an amicable first few minutes, I was told after a few questions that because I was Jewish, I couldn’t...

Brian Edwards, director of Northwestern’s MENA program, addresses the audience of about 95 at the Evanston Public Library on Monday. MENA faculty members Edwards, Wendy Pearlman, Henri Lauziere and Jessica Winegar discussed four misconceptions about the Middle East.

MENA faculty discuss four myths about the Middle East

April 14, 2015

Northwestern professors Monday discussed misconceptions about the Middle East and the reasoning behind the myths. Held at the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., the event was the third lecture...

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