IUPUI professor’s new book examines ‘Islam in the African Diaspora’

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A new book by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor Edward Curtis examines Islam in the global African diaspora, showing the many ways Islam is practiced by people of African descent while looking at the ways those practices have been influenced by their experience and interpretation of diaspora. Bilal, whose mother was Ethiopian, is the historical […]

Curtis awarded for NEH Summer Seminar about Muslim American Identity

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The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in Washington, D.C, has announced that Edward Curtis, Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts and professor of religious studies, has been awarded $114,438 to conduct a national seminar for school teachers on “Muslim American Identities, Past and Present.” The three-week seminar, which will take place on the IUPUI […]