America, Islam, and the Unfinished Dream of Martin Luther King

Omid Safi, Professor of Religion, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Common Hour event series
Sponsored by Department of Religious Studies

Thursday, March 20, 2014
11:30 p.m.-12:35 p.m.
Common Hour web page

Dr. Omid Safi is an expert in Islam and Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His most recent books are Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet Matters (HarperOne, 2009) and The Politics of Knowledge in Premodern Islam: Negotiating Ideology and Religious Inquiry (UNC Press, 2006).

He is also active outside the academy, giving talks in many venues on areas of his expertise. Dr. Safi is also a founding member and the Co-chair of the Progressive Muslim Union of North America.

Co-sponsored by: International Studies Program, History, Music, The Kahn Lecture

This event is open to the public.

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