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Guest Speaker: Dr. Hussein Rashid

Hussein Rashid, PhD, will be speaking during our Friday service. He is founder of islamicate, L3C, a consultancy focusing on religious literacy and cultural competency. He works with a variety of NGOs, foundations, non-profits, and governmental agencies for content expertise on religion broadly, with a specialization on Islam. His work includes exploring theology, the interaction between culture and religion, and the role of the arts in conflict mediation. He is a contingent faculty member and has taught at Hofstra University, Fordham University, Iona College, Virginia Theological Seminary, Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, SUNY Old Westbury, and Columbia University. He has published academic works on Muslims and American Popular Culture, Malcolm X, qawwali, intra-Muslim racism, teaching Shi’ism, Islam and comics, free speech, Sikhs and Islamophobia, Muslims in film, and American Muslim spaces of worship. His current project focuses on the role of technology in teaching religion.

You can read his full bio on his website by clicking here.

Date
May 31
Time
2:00 pm

Location

Fifth Avenue Sanctuary
5th Avenue at 65th Street
New York City, NY 10065
Contact

212-744-1400

temple@emanuelnyc.org

emanuelnyc.org

Date
May 31
Time
2:00 pm

Location

Fifth Avenue Sanctuary
5th Avenue at 65th Street
New York City, NY 10065
Contact

212-744-1400

temple@emanuelnyc.org

emanuelnyc.org