Building Bridges Between Communities
A forum focused on Islam
March 9-11, 2006
A three-day forum dedicated to the goal of building bridges between communities, with a special focus on Islam and its followers.
Time and Venue:
What You'll Learn About and Discuss:
Who can participate:
The forum is open to all students and members of the community at large. There is no cost to participate. You may attend all or part of the forum.
One-hour course credit option:
Students may earn one hour of credit or Honors credit (if already in the University Honors program) by completing the assigned readings; attending the three-day forum, and writing a 5 page paper chronicling the insights you gained from the readings and the forum. Contact Dr. Fran Oneal in the Honors Program for details.
What You'll Gain:
You'll gain a solid understanding of Islam as a religion and as the cultural cornerstone for Muslims abroad and here in the US. You'll meet Muslim students, faculty, and community members have the chance to discuss key issues. You'll get keen insights from leading experts in the area on inter-cultural communication and cooperation.
Sponsors and Participating Groups:
The International Honors Program, the Crossroads Community Center, Campus Programming Council, the Capstone International Program Center, the Islamic Society of Tuscaloosa, the Muslim Student Association, New College, and the Honors College.
Advanced registration is required, register online here
Info and questions, contact
Dr. Fran Oneal
275 Nott Hall