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Scholars in Conversation Series
Intersecting Identities: Navigating Race and Religion
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 6:00pm EDT
Join us for a discussion about how constructions of identity impact the ways both Jewish and Muslim people are racialized in our society, as well as how beliefs about “the other” contribute to rising antisemitism and Islamophobia. Featuring Dr. Marc Dollinger, Professor and Richard and Rhoda Goldman Chair, Department of Jewish Studies at San Francisco State University and author of Black Power, Jewish Politics: Reinventing the Alliance in the 1960s (Brandeis University Press, 2018) and Dr. Mehnaz Afridi, Director of the Holocaust, Genocide & Interfaith Education Center, Professor of Religious Studies at Manhattan College, and author of Shoah through Muslim Eyes (Academic Studies Press, 2017). This is event is co-sponsored by the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust and Humanity Center.