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Welcome to the Covering
Islam and Muslims in America
seminar site. Here you'll find a variety of resources
collected from this Western Knight Center seminar
that was held in Los Angeles November 6th to 10th. Many of the presentations, including video, are featured here, including articles about key sessions.


Keynote Address by Sherman Jackson: Overview of Muslims in America

Muslims in America are locked into a hidden battle over who will get to decide what Islam means in the modern world.

Keynote speaker Sherman Jackson, a professor of Arabic and Islamic studies in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan and a specialist in Islamic law and theology and legale Online Casinos in Deutschland, discussed the history behind this predicament, and what it means for media coverage of Islam in the United States.

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