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UCSC Responds to the Crisis

Academic Activities (complete list)

"Muslims in the Middle: Ethnic Profiling, Civil Rights, and America's Muslim Communities" is the title of a event on November 27 featuring Agha Saeed, president of the American Muslim Alliance. This event was cancelled because Agha Saeed was invited to attend a meeting that day with President Bush about the future of South Asia. Efforts are under way to reschedule Saeed's appearance at UCSC. More

Professors Daniel Wirls, Michael Brown, and Vanita Seth will discuss U.S. domestic policy implications of the crisis on November 5. More

In a noon event on November 6, a faculty member will share information on Islam and Muslim societies.
This event has been cancelled. More

A discussion of race, gender, and the war will take place November 6. More

A faculty teach-in titled, "Greener is safer: energy dimensions of the crisis," will take place November 7. More

"The Current Crisis: Focus on South Asia" is the title of a symposium on November 8.

"The Changing Role of Women in Rising Religious Militancy" is the title of a discussion on November 14.

Speakers on November 14 will examine how the crisis has been represented on television, the Internet, in print media, and in popular culture. More

"Beyond the Clash of Civilizations: Islam and Religious Traditions from Medieval to Modern" is the subject of lecture November 16. More

"Beyond Retribution: Ending Terrorism and the War on Iraq" is the title of a discussion on November 1. More

Hundreds attended a community discussion of race in the aftermath of the events on September 11. More

"Justice and Peace in Islam" is the title of a discussion, held on October 17.

The annual Noel Q. King Lecture, on October 20, will feature an eminent Catholic feminist theologian.

A teach-in on the war on Wednesday, October 10, will feature four politics professors who willdiscuss some of the political aspects of this conflict. More

UCSC's Center for Justice, Tolerance, and Community is hosting a discussion of "Race and the Crisis" on Wednesday, October 17. More

The Anthropology Department was scheduled to host a colloquium on October 8.

UCSC faculty organized a Middle East teach-in, held September 27.

War on Terrorism? History professors provided historical perspectives, on September 28.

A colloquium on September 24 addressed issues that have arisen in the aftermath of the attacks.

An independent study course this fall will compile youth reactions to the attacks and subsequent events. More

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