Lecture: Edward E. Curtis, “Islamic Jihad or Just Revolt? Muslim Political Violence in Latin America and the Caribbean”

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Date(s) - 10/01/2013
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Campus Center, Room CE 409


IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI Fall 2013 Sabbatical Speaker Series

Edward E. Curtis, Professor of Religious Studies

Learn about jihad, sometimes considered the sixth pillar of Islam, and its role in fueling political violence. The influence of jihad is compared in two rebellions among African Americans: an 1835 uprising in Bahia, Brazil, and a 1990 coup attempt in Trinidad.