University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

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Middle East Studies & Partnerships

Arab Script
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A road to

greater understanding

 "Islam Awareness Week April 7-11, 2014
 All events free and open to the public

Islam Awareness (PDF)

  • Monday (April 7th)
    Syrian Conflict & Refugees
    (Frontline News video and discussion)
    6:00pm - Mauthe Center
    Somali dinner provided- first come first serve
  • Tuesday (April 8th)
    Open Question Forum: Basic Questions about Islam
    3:30-5:30pm - Common Grounds Coffeehouse
    (drop-in forum)

    Interfaith Panel: Jerusalem Through Different Eyes
    6:00pm - Mauthe Center
    Indian dinner provided - first come first serve

  • Wednesday (April 9th)
    Hijab Day: Experience wearing a hijab (headscarf) for a day
    7:30-9:00am - 1965 Room
    **Drop-in light breakfast and to pick up scarves
    **Discussion to follow after this day with participants

    Islamic Reawakening (with Prof. Robert Kramer- St. Norbert College)
    6:00pm - Mauthe Center
    Dinner provided- first come first serve

  • Thursday (April 10th)
    Women in Islam (virtual discussion with Ibtesam Al-Atiyat- St. Olaf College, MN)
    3:30pm-5:30pm - MAC 208

    "Amreeka" - movie night 6:00pm - Mauthe Center Popcorn and lemonade provided- first come first serve

  • Friday (April 11th)
    Mosque Open Day
    All day - Green Bay Mosque (1512 Velp Avenue, Green Bay)
    Arrive at the mosque about 1:00pm for a presentation. Those looking to carpool or ride with a member of the mosque can contact Aisha Umar at the Mauthe Center at (920) 465-5133 or aumar@mcenter.org. Plan to meet at the Mauthe Center at 12:15pm.