Events

2018

Monday March, 12th – Friday, March 16th

Public Scholars Project American Academy of Religion AAR

 

Islam in American public life

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed for a webinar on Islam in American public life. More information coming soon!

2017

 

Monday November, 20th, 4:00pm

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The Politics of Producing Vulnerable Populations

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed at the American Academy of Religion Ethics Unit and Religion and the Social Sciences Unit, “The Politics of Producing Vulnerable Populations  Annual brochure coming soon!

Friday November, 17th, 8:00am – 5:30pm

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Pre-Conference Workshop: Confronting Islamophobia

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed at before the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion begins for a workshop on “Confronting Islamophobia”. More info, and the annual brochure coming soon!

Saturday October, 14th, 4:00pm – 6:30pm

Harvesting Seeds of Peace: Past, Present, and Future

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed at before the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion begins for a workshop on “Confronting Islamophobia”. More info, and the annual brochure coming soon! Prof Syeed joins Dean Varun Soni, Rev. Gwynne Guibord, Prof Philip Clayton, Prof/Rabbi Mel Gottleib and others as a featured presenter at the Southern California Committee for the Parliament of the World Religions Conference for a critical look at interfaith movement.

Saturday September 16th, 8:30am-4pm

Theologies and Practice of Healing Justice in a Time of State Violence 

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed at the Religion and Conflict Transformational Fall Retreat.  For more info and to register email rct@bu.edu.

Friday September 8th, 9am-2pm


Summit on De-Institutionalizing Islamophobia on College Campuses

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed at the Center for Education, Identity, and Social Justice of University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education for a summit focused on Muslim college students’ experiences. Read more…USC School of Education Events

Wednesday July 26th, 8:00am – 3:00pm

Los Angeles CPE Day 2017: Pastoral & Prophetic: Care Across Differences, Care within Systems of Power

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as she presents her research and activism work at “Pastoral & Prophetic:Care Across Differences,Care within Systems of Power” seminar. Organized by Urban Interfaith Chaplaincy CPE. Registration Link…Los Angeles CPE Day 2017

Sunday May 28th, 10:15am

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Interreligious and Intersectional Solidarity 

Join Professor Najeeba Syeed at All Saints Pasadena Rector’s Forum.  Read more…interfaith resistance and healing justice

Tuesday May, 16th, 5:30pm

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Engaging Interreligious Education through Aesthetics and Art

Join Professor Najeeba Syeed at Chapman University’s Qur’an Cabinet Dedication.  Read more…https://events.chapman.edu/33875.

Tuesday April 25th, 2:30PM 

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The Commodification of Hate 

CSUDH welcomes Professor Najeeba Syeed as part of its Tolerance and Violence in the Mind of God speaker series. April 25. csudh.edu/mindofgod

Tuesday April 4th, 6:30PM

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Nineteenth Annual Rev. Joseph Maguire, SJ Lecture and Dinner

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed for the 19th  Annual Rev. Joseph Maguire, SJ Lecture. Read More:  19th Annual Joseph Maguire, SJ Lecture and Dinner…

Thursday March 2nd, 6:30PM

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CLUE’s Ingathering 2017: Sacred Resistance

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed for CLUE’s annual Educational Forum. This year it will be on Sacred Resistance. Read More: CLUE’s 5th Annual Educational Forum…

Thursday March 2nd, 6:30PM

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Muslim Women, Violence & Peacekeeping

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed at Humanities Nebraska for the UNO Islamic Studies Program and Sustained Dialogue. Read More: Muslim Women, Violence, and Peacekeeping Lecture | March 2 …

2016

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Monday November 21st

On Being a Good Muslim

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed at the American Academy of Religion’s Annual conference. She will be speaking at the Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group and Ritual Studies Group, “On Being a Good Muslim: Towards a Critical Interfaith Pedagogy of the Performance Islamic Rituals of Hospitality in the Civic Sphere.” Read More: AAR Annual Meeting Brochure

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The Life and Work of Fatema Mernissi

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed at the American Academy of Religion Women and Religion Section and Contemporary Islam Group, “The Life and Work of Fatema Mernissi: Discussions on Islamic Feminism and Muslim Women’s Activism” Read More: AAR Annual Meeting Brochure

 

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Public Understanding of Religion

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed at the American Academy of Religion Public Understanding of Religion Committee and the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute. Read More: AAR Annual Meeting Brochure

 

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HATRED AND VIOLENCE

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed at USC for the Hatred and Violence conversation with scholars. Read More: Race, Faith & Violence

 

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Saturday October 22nd, 9:00PM

Jesus Amidst the Many Mosques: Christian Witness, Muslim Contexts

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed for this day conference at the Cathedral Center of Saint Paul . Read More: Jesus Amidst the Many Mosques

 

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Wednesday October 19th, 7:30PM

Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism in 2016

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a presenter at the Islamaphobia and Anti-Semitism Panel Discussion. Read More: Skirball Cultural Center

Wednesday October 12th, 4:15PM

Identity Politics and the 2016 Election CycleA Panel Discussion

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a presenter at the Identity Politics Panel Discussion. Read More: Claremont Colleges Discourse Schedule

 

 

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Thursday, October 6th 9:00AM

Women’s Interfaith Leadership Conference: Strengthening Our Identity & Building Our Community 

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a featured speaker at the Women’s Interfaith Conference.  Read more: Women’s Interfaith Conference

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The Importance of Speaking Up 

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a featured speaker at the Women’s Mosque of America of America. Read more: Women’s Mosque in LA

 

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Through the Window of Consciousness: An Interdisciplinary Exploration

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a featured speaker at Chapman University’s Presidential Installation. Read more: Chapman University Presidential Inaguration

Sunday, September 25th 

Teaching Contemplation Across Traditions

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a featured speaker at the University of the West. Read more: Wabash Site

 

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Not in God’s Name: From Just War to Just Peacemaking

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed at the Cathedral Center of St. Paul as a featured speaker.


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Interfaith Peacemaking

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a featured speaker at the Center for Anglican Communion Studies of Virginia Theological Seminary. See more: three questions in three minutes interview

 

Monday, September 12th 

Social Justice Ethics and Interfaith Peacemaking

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a featured speaker at the Claremont School of Theology’s Alumni/ae and Friends Brunch. Read more: Claremont School of Theology Website

Thursday, June 30th 

Peacemaking and Interfaith Relations

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a featured speaker at the Islamic Center of Southern California.

 

Saturday, June 18th 

Ten Transformational Practices for Interfaith Healing

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a featured speaker at the United Methodist Desert Southwest Conference Alumni Luncheon. Read more: Claremont School of Theology UMC Alumni Event

Friday, June 17th 

Politics & Practical Theology of Prophetic Hope: Ethics of Hope from Muslim Sources

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a featured speaker at the Society for Pastoral Theology Conference. Read more: Pastoral Theology Conference

Thursday, June 16th 

Ethics of Disagreement and Strategic Peacemaking

 

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a featured speaker at the Islamic Center of Southern California.

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Best Practices of Interfaith Dialogue & Peacemaking and Religion

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a featured speaker at the Notre Dame Conference held at John Cabot University in Rome Italy. Read more: Notre Dame Conference

Thursday, May 26th – Saturday, May 28th 

The State and Future of Interreligious Learning

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a Co-Leader of the Luce Foundation Book Retreat at Graduate Theological Union.

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Imagining Justice in Baltimore: A Muslim Perspective

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a featured speaker at the Institute for Islamic, Christian, and Jewish Studies for their Imagining Justice in Baltimore Speaker Series. Read more: Event Page

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Ethics of Healing, Hope and Wholeness in Social Justice Based Peacemaking

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a featured speaker at the Fresno State University, President’s Commission on Human Relations and Equity Systems on Intersectionality: Where You and I Meet Part II. Read more: Event Page


Monday, April 21st 

Opening Prayer

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as she helps lead Opening Prayer for Los Angeles City Day of Religious Pluralism. Read more: Event Page

Sunday, April 20th 

Teachings of Glen Stassen

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as she guest lectures at Claremont School of Theology’s course on Christian Perspectives on War & Peace.

Saturday, April 16th 

Interreligious Dinner

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as the featured speaker at Cedar Valley, Iowa Mosque and Interreligious Dinner.

Saturday, April 16th 

Interreligious Dinner

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as the featured speaker at Cedar Valley, Iowa Mosque and Interreligious Dinner.

Wednesday, April 13th – Thursday April 14th

Social Justice Framing of Interfaith Cooperation

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as the featured speaker at the University of Northern Iowa.

Tuesday, April 12th

The Diminishing Right to the City:Spatialization of Poverty and Policing of Human Bodies

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as the featured at the University of Southern California’s First Annual National Association of Social Workers Faculty and Appreciation Banquet.

Wednesday, April 6th

Turn the Page on Hate

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as the featured at the University of Southern California’s Turn the Page on Hate event. Read more: Event Page.

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Evolving Politics of Interreligious Studies in the Transnational Space

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as the featured at Claremont Graduate University’s Conference on Religious Freedom in the 21st Century. Read more: Event Page

Tuesday, March 22th

Wholeness, Healing and Hope through the story of Mariam

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as the featured at Women’s Mosque of Los Angeles.

issWednesday, March 2nd – Thursday, March 3rd

“Approaches to Feminism,Peacebuilding and Muslim Communities” & “Feminist Ethics that Inform the Study of Comparative Theologies”

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as the featured at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa for an two day interfaith symposium. Read more: Event Page.

Wednesday, March 2nd – Thursday, March 3rd

Restorative Love and Peacemaking

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as the featured at Walnut United Methodist Church.

Sunday, January 31st

Lessons Humans Learn About Peace from Depictions of Nature

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as the featured at Islamic Center of Southern California, where she will provide Qur’anic commentary Peace from Depictions of Nature.

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God’s a White Racist: Ferguson, Black Death, and Racing Religion

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed on the 21st as she co-chairs the Religion and Politics Section.
the 22nd as the featured respondent at the American Academy of Religion’s Annual Meeting. Read more: Event Page.
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Friday, November 21st

Assessment and Future Trajectories in the Study of Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding: A Panel Discussion of the Oxford Handbook of Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed on the 21st as she co-chairs the Religion and Politics Section and is the featured speaker at the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting for Religion, Social Conflict, and Peace Group. Read more: Event Page.

Saturday, October 24th 9:30AM

Interfaith Peacemaking: Tools to Heal the World

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a featured speaker at San Diego Adventist Forum, topic is Interfaith Peacemaking:Tools to Heal the World.  Read more: San Diego Adventist Forum

 

Friday, October 30th

Toward a Muslim Social Justice Framework

Please join Professor Najeeba Syeed as a featured speaker  on working towards a Muslim social justice framework, and in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month will touch upon how we can be better activists on this issue. . Read more: Women’s Mosque

 

Monday, October 12th 7pm EST/6pm CST/4pm PST

BELIEF Conference Call with Oprah

Please join Oprah and Professor Najeeba Syeed on the call as they discuss BELIEF and explore humankind’s ongoing search to connect with something greater than ourselves. Read more: http://www.oprah.com/app/belief.html#ixzz3oNNektZ1

 

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Monday, October 14th 7:30am-7pm

Neighbor: Being Christian in an Multi-faith World

Featuring Keynote Speaker Professor Najeeba Syeed at the Montreat Conference Center event.

 

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Wednesday, October 7th 8:00am-2:00am

Religious Values & Cultural Competency on Domestic Violence

Please join The NISWA Association as they present the Religious Values & Cultural Competency on Domestic Violence , featuring keynote speaker Professor Najeeba Syeed.

 

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Friday, July 10th 7:30pm-12:00am

The Women’s Mosque of America

Please join The Women’s Mosque of America for their First Annual Co-ed Iftar & Qiyam, featuring speaker Professor Najeeba Syeed. Don’t miss this opportunity to build community and connections with The Women’s Mosque of America families. There will be delicious food, socializing, and a short qiyam afterward. Please note this event is open to both men and women!
For more information, visit: https://t.co/bJLvY7T4ei