April 20, 2011, 6:00pm
Black Mecca: The African Muslims of Harlem
Presenter: Dr. Zain Abdulla, Temple University
Location: Terrace Room, Cohen Hall (3600 Spruce Street)

Dr. Abdullah is Assistant Professor of Religion, Race, and Ethnicity at Temple University. His research is primarily on identity formation and how the intersection of religious, racial, and ethnic processes influences its construction. His research interests include such areas as Islam in America, African Diaspora studies, ethnography, globalization and transnationalism, international migration, urbanism, gender and sexuality, material culture, film and visual anthropology.

African Studies Center, the Middle East Center, and the Center for Africana Studies