BUnited: An Interactive Discussion on Race

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The Islamic Society of Boston University is co-sponsoring the following event!

The students of Boston University invite you to participate in an open, constructive and safe conversation on issues of race, prejudice and campus culture on March 19 at 6:30 PM on the second floor of the GSU. This event is sponsored by a dozen BU student organizations, fraternities and sororities as well as a dozen faculty from many departments around campus who are listed below.

Students will be randomly seated at roundtables with a faculty or staff member present at each table and discuss a series of questions presented to them by a student moderator. At the conclusion of the program, students will have a chance to share their highlights in an open reflection format.

The event is of course free of charge.
Reserve your seat here http://bunited.eventbrite.com/

See you there!

If your organization is interested in co-hosting, or if you know of any faculty members/professors who would be interested in being a discussant, please contact any one of the administrators of the event.

Supported by the Following Organizations:
-Nu Chapter of Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity
-BU Singapore Collegiate Society
-Umoja
-Alianza Latina
-BU College Democrats
-Black Business Student Association
-Q Collective
-National Society of Black Engineers
-Islamic Society of Boston University
-Alpha Kappa Alpha

Faculty in Attendance:
-Dean John Battaglino (Assistant Dean of Students)
-Stacy Anastasia Ulrich (Director, Student Programs & Leadership College of Arts & Sciences)
-Peter C Yeager (Associate Professor of Sociology)
-Rebekah Yehellah Best (Academic Advisor in CGS)
-Erinn Tucker (Assisstant Professor in SHA, BU Posse) -Shiney James (Director Orientation, BU Posse 2 Mentor)
-Cherita Y. J. Cloy (Crisis Intervention Counselor Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Center)
-David Janey (Associate Director of Financial Assistance)
-Pedro Cesca Falci (Assistant Director of the Howard Thurman Center)
-Zachary Hobbs (Community Service Center)

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Join Us for Our Hijab a Day Challenge and Discussion After!

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ISBU is hosting TWO of its Islamic Awareness Month events on March 22!

Join us anytime for our activities on campus!

All Muslims and non-Muslims are welcome and encouraged to come and participate!

First up is the Hijab a Day Challenge this Friday! Wear the Islamic headscarf, hijab, for a day and tell us your experiences later at the GSU Back Court at 6pm. For those who don’t participate in the hijab for a day, stop by to listen to Muslim students answer your questions about Islam and debunk your myths!

Click here for the FB event! Please contact us with any questions!

Harvard’s Islamic Studies Conference

Harvard’s Islamic Studies Conference will be held on April 5-6, and is titled “Communities Like You: Animals and Islam.” Speakers will cover a wide range of topics, from the arts to Islamic law. The event is free and open to all, though space is limited so please RSVP by clicking here. It is hosted at The Barker Center is located at 12 Quincy Street in Cambridge, MA, a short walk from the Harvard Square T Stop.

Hope to see some of you there!