Deen & Dine :: Sunni Shia Dialogue
Join us in a dialogue between Sunni and Shia members of our community during Deen and Dine! Tasbiha Batool and Samer Naseredden will speak to common misconceptions the two communities hold of one another and then we will delve into dialogue. This event is open to Muslim students in the Boston area. Food will be served!
4/2/2018 6:00:00 PM -04:000.0000
From Protest to Policy Change: Congressional Advocacy Training
Across the country, Muslims, Jews, Christians, and other communities of conscience and faith have come out in droves in response to recent political and policy developments. But HOW does one channel that energy to create real policy change? Congressional Advocacy. Poligon Education Fund is joining the Islamic Society of Northeastern University for a timely and informative workshop on how you can do just that. The workshop will cover the functions of Congress and the legislative process, as well as best practices for calling (and even Tweeting) your Congressional representative, attending a town hall, and conducting a Congressional office visit. When you leave, you (and your networks) will have the information and tools needed to educate and advocate to your members of Congress, both in your home districts and even on Capitol Hill. The workshop will be led by Afif Abdur-Rahman, S'15, co-founder of Poligon (Northeastern University/ISNU alum), and Mariam Ahmed, Poligon Legislative Fellow. Poligon is a national, non-partisan, millennial-led organization dedicated to amplifying Muslim American voices in Congress through education, training, and advocacy on issues including economic justice, healthcare, civil rights, and anti-Muslim bigotry. *This event is open to all! Food will be provided!*
3/19/2018 6:00:00 PM -04:000.0000
ISNU Fall Dinner
Salam Everyone! Join the Islamic Society of Northeastern University for our annual Fall Dinner. This year's theme will be Young Muslims in 21st Century America, featuring guest speaker Cambridge City Councillor Nadeem Mazen. It will be held in Curry Ballroom, and catered by Boston Kabob House. Join us for a night of knowledge, food & fun! This is an NU+1 event so please RSVP by following the reservation link and filling out your infomation; https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe7QaEe1afrJVv1pad00v0CGh-9f-dVUr7Rzhx4kR4FvIL76Q/viewform Hope to see you all there iA !
11/3/2017 6:30:00 PM -04:000.0000
Salam everyone! As we have done the past few years, we will be working with Islamic Relief on Charity Week in an effort to help out the children of various parts of the world! We are very excited for this opportunity and hope you'll join us raising money for a worthy cause inshaAllah! Schedule of events throughout the week include: Monday 11am-5pm (Library Quad): Arcade games, prizes, cookies, and Henna! Tuesday 11am-5pm (Library Quad): Arcade games, prizes and cookies for sale Wednesday 11am-5pm (Library Quad): Arcade games, prizes and cookies Thursday 11am-5pm (Bulfinch Mall-between Hayden & Curry): Arcade games, prizes, Arabic calligraphy and cookies Friday 2pm-5pm (Campus Crossroads): Arcade games, prizes and cookies Please sign up to volunteer for our tabling on campus throughout the week and/or donate below! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Cs9Xo-aDPVuIWQnQGw0wqyzCnQKLOWPEumYCvuWIaGQ/edit#gid=0 https://www.launchgood.com/project/northeastern_university_1#!/
10/27/2017 12:00:00 AM -04:000.0000
Welcome Week Ice Cream Social
Salam Everyone! Join ISNU at our Welcome Week Ice Cream Social in Room 312 Ell Hall! Come out for some great ice cream, meet new muslims, and reunite with old ones! Hope to see you all there inshAllah!
9/4/2017 6:00:00 PM -04:000.0000
Join the Islamic Society of Northeastern University at Curry Student Center for weekly Ramadan Iftars. They will be held every Monday and Thursday during the month of Ramadan (food and drinks will provided free of charge!) featuring several guest speakers. Please check this event page for location updates!
6/9/2017 12:00:00 AM -04:000.0000
ISNU's Second Faith Revival Retreat
Welcome to ISNU's 2nd Annual Faith Revival Retreat! Please join us from Friday, March 31st to Saturday, April 1st for a time to revive your faith and strengthen your relationship with Allah (SWT). InshaAllah we will have a fun-filled weekend with events and activities such as speed-faithing, dialogue, workshops, engaging discussions, Islamic Jeopardy, games, and deep reflection. Register here! https://docs.google.com/a/husky.neu.edu/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScGuMSLWVBQ_ofOrDzFbGv88qDZHblRbYjo4r4DqV_mW99J6A/viewform The Faith Revival Retreat will be held in the Sacred Space, which is on the second floor of Ell Hall. Registration is $10 per person. or $8 per person if you bring a friend! You can register at the door or Venmo @Yusuf-Abdelkader, a member of our E-Board. Though the event is overnight, please note that blankets will not be provided. If this is an issue, please contact us in advance so that we can accommodate.
4/1/2017 12:00:00 AM -04:000.0000
ISNU's Sunni/Shi'a Panel
As part of its Islamic Awareness Month, ISNU is hosting a discussion titled "ISNU's Sunni/Shi'a Dialogue," featuring Hussain Alnashed, Malik Salah, Sadik Kassim, and Imam Taymullah Abdur-Rahman. This panel is focusing on the issues that exist between the Sunni and Shi'a communities, and how we can bridge this gap and come together. Saturday, February 25th, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM McLeod Suites, Third Floor of Curry Student Center Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeYze070XIZxIhP8rP6MGevVRJuNRVIIrZy1lsvnWxZBcceBQ/viewform
2/25/2017 5:30:00 PM -05:000.0000
ISNU's Refugee Fundraising Night
ISNU will be holding a Fundraising Night during Islamic Awareness Month! Stop by the Cury Ballroom to buy some sweets, cool merchandise, meet some friends, get some henna, learn about the refugee crisis, and more! We will be partnering with: - NU React - Intervarsity - Secular Humanist Society - Agape Christian Fellowship - The Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service Feel free to tell all your friends, since entry is free and open to the Northeastern community. We hope to see you there!
2/19/2017 7:00:00 PM -05:000.0000
Islam in the Media
As part of its Islamic Awareness Month, ISNU is hosting a discussion titled "Islam in the Media," featuring Noor Tagouri and Lara Salahi. This panel will be focused on the issues that Muslims face in the media today, particularly in light of the recent election. Please join us for this very important conversation! Saturday, February 18th, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM McLeod Suites, Third Floor of Curry Student Center Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSegBUu8pDxE9eH_Ne8l280RisKcp3uOLwcWpgoV83ddhS_MlA/viewform
2/18/2017 5:30:00 PM -05:000.0000
ISNU's Islamic Awareness Month
ISNU is excited to present Islamic Awareness Month 2017! During the month of February, we will be hosting several events and panels for you and your friends to come and learn about Islam and different communities in the Muslim world, meet different people from various backgrounds, and listen to famous speakers talk about a diverse set of topics. All speakers will be announced in the next few days! Our main events will be: The Convert Community Saturday, February 11th, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM This event is focused towards the issues and troubles that Muslim converts often face, especially when they first join the community. Join us for this exciting conversation! Sign up here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1yYYmIC56Dcn7vBJaAgipH3Orc6spMpnH0YL2ePX9Y9w Islam in the Media Panel Saturday, February 18th, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM This panel will be focused on the issues that Muslims face in the media today, particularly in light of the recent election. Please join us for this very important conversation! Sign up here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1mgdPi3Qm4TqkiloJC9874-2XBQ2xwxZPP3lAZF78IMU Sunni/Shi'a Panel Saturday, February 25th, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM This panel is focusing on the issues that exist between the Sunni and Shi'a communities, and how we can bridge this gap and come together. Sign up here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1p-MSzBovMrmYCoWTaNoKv9fTY_fzTDNyrJwdtynbktI All the main events will take place in the McLeod Suites on the third floor of the Curry Student Center on Northeastern's campus. Every Tuesday in February, we will be having our Meet a Muslim table from 10 AM - 5 PM in Campus Crossroads, which is right in front of the Northeastern Bookstore. Feel free to stop by and talk to a Muslim, get some coffee, and take some pictures! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1jbfAaJwTgTarsjQ_frkqyFy4nKhfNbpzkguqzuNlqNI/edit#gid=0 Finally, we will be hosting a Syrian Refugee Fundraiser on Sunday, February 19th from 7 PM - 10 PM in the Curry Student Center Ballroom. Please stop by to buy some treats and merchandise from several different groups around campus to help us raise money! All proceeds will go towards the Save the Children Fund, which is helping children and refugees in Syria. For any questions, please feel free to message us here on Facebook or send us an email at email@example.com. We hope to see you soon!
2/15/2017 12:00:00 AM -05:000.0000
The Convert Community
As part of its Islamic Awareness Month, ISNU is holding a discussion titled "The Convert Community," featuring Shannon Erwin and Sara King. This event is focused towards the issues and troubles that Muslim converts often face, especially when they first join the community. Join us for this exciting conversation! Saturday, February 11th, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM McLeod Suites, Third Floor of Curry Student Center Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAr1T8RgYaODtHVXcHyB9ghxYAgRUISm9kz6howUV6nQKafw/viewform
2/11/2017 5:30:00 PM -05:000.0000
Ice Skating with ISNU
Join ISNU for our final Pillars program to enjoy a night of ice skating to unwind before finals! Bring your mentor/mentees and skate the night away! We will be leaving from Ell Hall at 6:30pm - feel free to join at any point in the night if you would like to meet there. Admissions: $6.00 Skate Rentals: $12.00
12/2/2016 7:00:00 PM -05:000.0000
InterVarsity and the Islamic Society of Northeastern are hosting a potluck style Thanksgiving Dinner in the African American Institute! Free Admission and all are welcome!
11/22/2016 7:00:00 PM -05:000.0000
The Islamic Society of Northeastern University is pleased to present our annual Fall Dinner in conjunction with Islamic Relief's Charity Week! The evening will include dinner and dialogue featuring Charity Week Secretary General and New York State Representative, Sister Batool Chaudhry. Admission is free and open to NEU +1: Registration required, see attached. Dress code: Formal, serve your best looks Hope to see you there! Northeastern Students: http://tinyurl.com/falldinner2016 Non-Northeastern Students: http://tinyurl.com/falldinnerNU
10/28/2016 6:00:00 PM -04:000.0000
Charity Week at Northeastern!
Join the Islamic Society of Northeastern University as we participate in Charity Week: one full week of volunteering to raise money and awareness for Islamic Relief which supports projects that go to orphans and needy children worldwide! Check out our schedule of events for the week below. Stop by our table at the Library Quad and throughout the whole week for fun activities like the social media challange and henna! EVENTS SCHEDULE: Sunday October 23rd: UNITY THROUGH COMPETITION 9AM-12PM Join us for our Inter-MSA Soccer tournament at Briggs Field at MIT. 5 dollars to play per person, all proceeds go to Charity Week! To sign up to compete go here: tinyurl.com/cwsoccer Monday October 24th: PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS 11am-5pm Library Quad. Stop by our table at for information on charity week's goals, past success and events + to donate of course! Tuesday October 25th: SOCIAL MEDIA CHALLENGE 11am-5pm Library Quad. Stop by our table and take a picture with our posters and a #charityweek2016 poloroid cutout to post to our Facebook page. We will also ask you to write what you are grateful for and why you are donating to charity week and challange 3 of your friends to donate too! Wednesday October 26th: HENNA TATTOO TABLE 11am-5pm. Krentzman Quad. Get a henna tattoo for just five dollars and all proceeds go to donations that support projects for children worldwide! Thursday October 27th: HIJAB TYE DYE 11am-5pm Library Quad. Come tye dye scarves with us to have your own hijab or scarf! Friday October 28th: BUCKET COLLECTIONS 11am-5pm Library Quad. Stop by our table to donate to charity week, learn more information and participate in our #charityweek2016 photo campaign! Hope to see you all at our events next week! Bring friends and go charity week!
10/28/2016 12:00:00 AM -04:000.0000
Inter-MSA Charity Week Soccer Tournament
ISNU and MIT MSA are pleased to kick off this year's Charity Week with an inter-MSA soccer tournament. Bring your friends for a day of fun, games, and charity! $5 to play per person Event Location: Briggs Field MIT Time: 9 AM - 12 PM Online Registration: tinyurl.com/cwsoccer There will be two tournaments, separated by gender.
10/23/2016 9:00:00 AM -04:000.0000
Northeastern Ramadan Iftars 2016
The Islamic Society of Northeastern University invites you to join us for iftars during the holy month of Ramadan! Iftars will be hosted every Monday and Thursday at The Curry Student Center West Addition Mezzanine (2nd floor of the Curry Student Center). Come enjoy free food and drinks and great company as we break our fast together Dates included: - June 6, 2016 - June 9, 2016 - June 13, 2016 - June 16, 2016 - June 20, 2016 - June 23, 2016 - June 27, 2016 - June 30, 2016 Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for details or questions!
6/6/2016 8:00:00 PM -04:000.0000
ISNU's Faith Revival Retreat
Welcome to the Islamic Society of Northeastern University's Faith Revival Retreat! Please join us from Friday, April 1st to Saturday, April 2nd for a time to revive your faith and strengthen your relationship with Allah (SWT). InshaAllah we will have a fun-filled weekend with events and activities such as speed-faithing, dialogue, workshops, engaging discussions, Islamic Jeopardy, games, and deep reflection. The Faith Revival Retreat will be held in the Sacred Space, which is on the second floor of Ell Hall. Registration is $10 per person, but $8 per person if you register with a friend! Though the event is overnight, please note that blankets will not be provided. If this is an issue, please contact us in advance so that we can accommodate.
4/2/2016 12:00:00 AM -04:000.0000
Relay for Life with ISNU
Join the Islamic Society of Norheastern as we participate in Relay for Life with the American Cancer Society. This will be a fun night full of activities, and compeitions where you can socialize and help raise money for cancer patients. Its 10 dollars to join our team. Make sure to join up soon though! The registration fee can go up to as much as 35 dollars leading up to the event. Here is the link to our team page where you can either donate and/or join our team!: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?fr_id=73137&pg=team&team_id=1957960 Please help spread the word for this amazing cause so we can raise lots of donations to patients fighting cancer!
3/19/2016 12:00:00 AM -04:000.0000
Vigil for Fort Wayne, Indiana Victims #OurThreeBoys
On Wednesday February 24th, 2016, three young men - 23-year-old Mohamedtaha Omar, 20-year-old Adam Mekki, and 17-year-old Muhannad Tairab - were murdered execution style in a house in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In light of this recent tragedy, the Islamic Society of Northeastern University, the Northeastern University Interfaith Council and the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service will be co-hosting a vigil in remembrance of and in solidarity with the families of #OurThreeBoys on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 5pm in front of Ell Hall in Krentzman Quad. Please join us and invite your friends and family to honor the memory of Mohamedtaha, Adam, and Muhannad.
3/2/2016 5:00:00 PM -05:000.0000
Movie Night: The Message (ISNU Islamic Awareness Month)
Please join the Islamic Society of Northeastern in celebrating Islamic Awareness Month! We will be watching 'The Message' about the life of Prophet Muhamed (SAW) in room 444 of Curry on Thursday the 23rd! Snacks will be provided! Description of 'The Message' from imdb.com: "This must-see epic depicts the birth of Islam. In the 7th century Mohammed is visited by Angel Gabriel who urges him to lead the people of Mecca and worship God. But they're exiled in Medina before returning to Mecca to take up arms against their oppressors and liberate their city in the name of God." Hope to see you all there InshaAllah.
2/23/2016 7:00:00 PM -05:000.0000
Narratives From the Black Muslim Experience (ISNU Islamic Awareness Month)
Join the Islamic Society of Northeastern University and the John D. O'Bryant African-American Institute on the evening of February 19th for a panel at the Cabral Center at the John D. O'Bryant African-American Institute, featuring Imam Taymullah AbdulRahman, Ubaydullah Evans, and Faatimah Knight! The discussion will focus on the historical connection of Black Muslims and Islam, the intersectionality of being Muslim and Black in America, as well as what it means to be anti-racist vs. non-racist. A light will be shone on the erasure of Black Muslim narratives and voices when we talk about Islamophobia. The panel will be moderated by our very own Fatuma Mohamed! Cosponsored by NU Students Against Institutional Discrimination, Northeastern African Students Association and NU Somali Student Association. Please RSVP and get your free ticket at the eventbrite link on the page below if you wish to attend!! You NEED an eventbrite ticket to get in and seats are limited. Hope to see you there InShaaAllah. Speaker descriptions: Imam Taymullah Abdur-Rahman Imam Taymullah Abdur-Rahman has been a pastoral care provider for the past decade. He received a diploma in Islamic Sciences from the Saudi Arabian Council of Senior Scholars in 2006. In addition, he has studied Arabic and Islamic theology with several traditional scholars over the past ten years with concentration on cultivating the heart. Imam Taymullah served as Muslim chaplain for the Massachusetts Department of Corrections for seven years. He is passionate about utilizing the dispensations of Islamic jurisprudence to develop a distinctly American Muslim cultural identity. For his efforts to foster what he likes to call “fearless fellowship,” Taymullah received the St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church's award for Promoting Interfaith Understanding in 2011. He serves on the Board of the interreligious youth non-profit, Kids 4 Peace and has recently signed his first book contract with International Islamic Publishing House in Riyadh to publish his essay on Islamic personal development titled, 44 Ways to Manhood. Imam Taymullah is a regular lecturer, family counselor and educator in and around New England. He currently serves as the muslim chaplain at Harvard University. Ubaydullah Evans Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans is the first Scholar-in-Residence for the American Learning Institute for Muslims (ALIM). He converted to Islam while in high school. Upon conversion, Ustadh Ubaydullah began studying some of the foundational books of Islam under the private tutelage of local scholars while simultaneously pursuing a degree in journalism from Columbia. Since then he has studied at Chicagoland’s Institute of Islamic Education (IIE), in Tarim, Yemen, and Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, where he graduated from its Shari’a program. Ustadh Ubaydullah is also an instructor with the Ta’leef Collective and the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN). Ustadh Ubaydullah is married with two children. Faatimah Knight Faatimah Knight is a Masters student at the Chicago Theological Seminary and she holds a Bachelor’s degree from the first American Muslim Liberal Arts College, Zaytuna College in Berkeley, California, founded in 2009. Last year, Faatimah spearheaded an initiative to raise funds for black churches across the South that had been victims of arson. The campaign was called #RebuildwithLove and gained national and international attention for the chord it struck with people all over the world. In under three weeks, she mobilized Muslim communities across the country and partnered with various Muslim charities to raise over $100,000 for four black churches. She was one of President Obama's guests at the last White House Iftar dinner last year.
2/19/2016 7:00:00 PM -05:000.0000
The Islamic Society of Northeastern University presents: Islamic Awareness Month!
Please join the Islamic Soicety of Northeastern for these wonderful events during Islamic Awareness Month! February 4th: "Islam 101" table- ask a Muslim a question! All day starting at 10AM in the Curry Student Center February 7th: "Spotlight: Muslim Women Leaders" Panel Featuring speakers Dalia Mogahed, Fatimah Fanusie, and Jamillah Karim 7:00 pm @ Curry Ballroom Get tickets here: https://www.facebook.com/events/480501432159354/ February 19th: "#BlackinMSA Narratives from the Black Muslim Experience" Panel Featuring speakers Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans, Faatimah Knight, and Imam Taymullah AbdulRahman 7:00 pm @ Cabral Center, John D. O'Bryant African-American Institute Get tickets here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1699023077006945/ February 23rd: Movie Night: The Message 7:00 pm @ Curry Student Center Room #442 Plus Staple ISNU events: Deen and Dine Halaqaa every Monday at 6:00 pm in the Sacred Space and Quranic Arabic Class every Tuesday at 6:00 pm in the Reflection Room (2nd floor of Ell Hall). GET HYPE
2/17/2016 12:00:00 AM -05:000.0000
Spotlight: Muslim Women Leaders (ISNU Islamic Awareness Month)
Join the Islamic Society of Northeastern University on the evening of February 7th for an inspirational and enlightening panel discussion featuring bright and brilliant Muslim Women Leaders in America moderated by Sister Celene Ibrahim-Lizzio, Muslim chaplain of Tufts University. Come see Dalia Mogahed, Fatimah Fanusie and Jamillah Karim discuss their careers, beliefs and misconceptions of women in Islam. Please RSVP and get your free ticket at the eventbrite link on this page if you wish to attend!! You NEED an eventbrite ticket to get in. Hope to see you there InShaaAllah. Directions to Curry Student Center Ballroom: -Northeastern University: 360 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115 -Campus map: https://www.northeastern.edu/campusmap/printable/campusmap15.pdf -Curry Student Center is building 50, Ballroom is on 2nd floor. Speaker descriptions: Dalia Mogahed Dalia Mogahed is the Director of Research at ISPU where she develops, leads and executes ISPU’s research strategy. Mogahed works with scholars on major research projects related to American Muslims. Mogahed is former Executive Director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies, where she led the analysis of surveys of Muslim communities worldwide. With John L. Esposito, she coauthored the book Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think. President Barack Obama appointed Mogahed to the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships in 2009. She was invited to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations about U.S. engagement with Muslim communities, and she provided significant contributions to the Homeland Security Advisory Council’s Countering Violent Extremism Working Group recommendations. She is a frequent expert commentator in global media outlets and international forums. She is also the CEO of Mogahed Consulting. Mogahed earned her BS in chemical engineering at the University of Wisconsin and was a Dean Scholar earning her MBA at the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. See Dalia on the Daily Show with Trevor Noah here: https://www.facebook.com/elmessidi/videos/10103560732101215/?pnref=story Fatimah Fanusie Fatimah Fanusie is a Twentieth-Century U.S. historian and lecturer whose work is at the heart of an evolving reappraisal of the study of African American Islam, the modern Civil Rights Movement and African Diaspora culture. Dr. Fanusie received her BA in History and Arabic from Lincoln University in 1997, her MA in American History from Tufts University in 2001 and PhD in American History from Howard University in 2008. Her research and teaching interests span a wide range of topics in American history, and draws upon transoceanic and global studies to illuminate American religious, intellectual and cultural history. Dr. Fanusie’s research interests include the history of American religious development from the seventeenth through twentieth centuries, twentieth-century Islamic development in America and comparative historical Islamic development. Her doctoral dissertation, “Fard Muhammad in Historical Context: An Islamic Thread in the American Religious and Cultural Quilt” explores the Indian Ahmadiyya background of Fard Muhammad and the early history of the Nation of Islam through a comparative Islamic framework. Her publications include the article “Ahmadi, Beboppers, Veterans and Migrants: African-American Islam in Boston, 1948-1963”, (ed., Ted Trost and Wilson J. Moses, The African Diaspora and the Study of Religion, Macmillan-Palgrave press, January 2008). Fanusie’s current study focuses upon the use of syncretism as a tool to introduce normative Islam to unlettered populations. As a student of the history of global Islamic development, Fanusie has studied and conducted research in Egypt and India. She remains committed to developing a career as a scholar and educator and in working to establish a more balanced understanding of Islam in America today. A wife and a mother of one, Fanusie is dedicated to building institutions conducive to the pursuit of human excellence. Jamillah Karim Jamillah Karim is an award-winning author, lecturer, and blogger. Karim specializes in race, gender, and Islam in America. She is co-author of the new book Women of the Nation: Between Black Protest and Sunni Islam (NYU Press, 2014). Her first book, American Muslim Women, was awarded the 2008 Book Award in Social Sciences by the Association for Asian American Studies. She is former associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Spelman College where she taught courses in the study of Islam for six years. In 2010 Karim traveled with her family to Malaysia where she began her blog “Race+Gender+Faith.” As an independent scholar in Atlanta, she presents her research to scholarly communities and lectures frequently within Muslim communities. She occasionally contributes articles on spirituality for Azizah Magazine. Karim blogs for Sapelo Square and Huffington Post Religion. In 2014, she was highlighted as a young faith leader in the African American community by JET magazine. Karim holds a doctorate in Islamic Studies from Duke University. Sister Celene, moderator Celene Ibrahim is a scholar, educator, and chaplain. Ibrahim is widely published and holds a joint faculty appointment as Islamic Studies Scholar-in-Residence at Hebrew College and Andover Newton Theological School, where she co-directs the Center for Inter-Religious and Communal Leadership Education (CIRCLE). She serves as the Muslim Chaplain for Tufts University, and has been recognized as a Harvard Presidential Scholar. Her contributions to increasing religious literacy have been featured on forums including the New York Times, BBC, Public Radio International, the Religion Initiative of the Council on Foreign Relations, and many others. Her research interests include Muslim feminist theology, the history of Islamic intellectual thought, and theologies of religious pluralism. She holds an MA in Women's and Gender Studies and Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University, an MDiv from Harvard Divinity School, and a BA in Near Eastern Studies with highest honors from Princeton University.
2/7/2016 7:00:00 PM -05:000.0000
Coffee Talk with Ustadh AbdelRahman Murphy!
Please join ISNU for a coffee talk with teacher Ustadh AbdelRahman Murphy on January the 21st at Northeastern University at 7pm at the ISBCC mosque (100 Malcolm X Blvd.). Coffee and hot chocolate will be served! "Ustadh AbdelRahman Murphy is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, with a Bachelor’s in Teaching of English and Religious Studies. He is currently pursuing his Master’s in Mental Health Counseling. He has served as a youth director, Muslim chaplain, and assistant imam in a full-time capacity since 2009. His Islamic studies background includes completing an Imam Certificate Program in Makkah, Saudi Arabia under the mentorship and training of Shaykh Khalid Hilwany. While growing up in the Chicagoland area, he spent two years studying at Riyadh As Saliheen Institute under Shaykhs Ehab Ash-Shaer and Abu Abdullah. While finishing his university studies, he benefitted directly from the training and teaching of Professor Omer Mozaffar in areas of Quran and texts of Imam Ghazali. After graduating with his BA, Ustadh AbdelRahman moved to Dallas, where he began reading classical texts with Shaykh AbdulNasir Jangda. In May of 2014, he formally graduated from the Qalam Seminary’s one-year program. Currently, he is continuing his study of the Quran and Imam Ghazali’s text with Professor Omer Mozaffar, and is working to complete his coursework of the Dars-e-Nizami curriculum directly with Shaykh AbdulNasir Jangda."
1/21/2016 7:00:00 PM -05:000.0000
ISNU Outing: Escape the Room
Salaam, Join us to solve a mystery within 60 minutes in Escape The Room Boston, a great way to have fun, relax and get to know your ISNU family!! See you there Inshallah! To participate in this event and come to Escape the Room with ISNU on Sunday, November 8, please follow the instructions found in the google doc below to purchase your ticket! We'll be meeting in Ruggles Station at 11:15AM that day, be prepared for lots of mystery solving and clue finding! Hope to see you there iA. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1eSrsagiQWdDtKSn7CbUSYNLKfHDfE3K_zZJs9PgIMoc/edit
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