Religious Studies Event: The Atlanta African American Muslim Archive Project

Please join the Department of Religious Studies for an event to celebrate the launch of The Atlanta African American Muslim Archive Project: “After Malcolm: Islam & the Black Freedom Struggle.” This collaborative multimedia project was established in the Fall of 2012 under the direction of Dr. Abbas Barzegar, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and an affiliate of the Middle East Institute at Georgia State University and Dr. Mansa Bilal Mark King, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Morehouse College.

The event will be held on November 19 at the Georgia State University Welcome Center, 100 Auburn Ave., NE Atlanta, 30303.

5:00 pm – 6:15 pm – Digital Archive Exhibit

6:20 pm – 7:30 pm – Keynote Speaker: Sohail Daulatizai, Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies and African American Studies at the University of California, Irvine.

For more addition, visit the Project website.

Want to learn more about the African American Muslim experience? The following are just a few of the books available in the University Library:

Bassey, Magnus O. Malcolm X and African American Self-Consciousness. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 2005.

Curtis, Edward E. Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960-1975. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.

Curtis, Edward E. Islam in Black America: Identity, Liberation, and Difference in African-American Islamic Thought. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2002.

Gomez, Michael Angelo. Black Crescent: The Experience and Legacy of African Muslims in the Americas. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Jackson, Sherman A. Islam and the Blackamerican: Looking Toward the Third Resurrection. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Walker, Dennis. Islam and the Search for African-American Nationhood: Elijah Muhammad, Louis Farrakhan, and the Nation Of Islam. Atlanta: Clarity Press, 2005.

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