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Day 2 — February 28, 2015

Altschul Auditorium, 417 International Affairs Building, SIPA | 117th & Amsterdam

Prayer space — Wien Hall

9:30 AM          DOORS OPEN

Light breakfast, beverages


10:00 AM        Opening Remarks

Doors close

Qur’an recitation: Yousr Shaltout

Welcome from The Muslim Protagonist Committee: Sauleha Kamal


10:30 AM        Narrative in Action

Amy Goodman

11:00 AM        Muslims in the Black Arts Movement: Then & Now

Su’ad Abdul Khabeer & Rashidah Abubakr


11:45 AM       Hip Hop & Protest

Su’ad Abdul Khabeer, Sohail Daulatzai, Youssef Kromah, & Heems

12:45 PM        MIDDAY BREAK

Remarks from the Office of the University Chaplain

Dhuhr (12:22 PM)

Lunch (free of charge)

Books sold by McNally Jackson, signings begin


2:00 PM          Between Fiction & Non-Fiction

Part I: Haris Durrani moderates Michael Muhammad Knight & Sahar Ullah

Part II: Sauleha Kamal moderates Susan Abulhawa & Mohsin Hamid


3:45 PM          AFTERNOON BREAK

Asr (4:02 PM)

Snacks, beverages

Book signings continue


4:20 PM          Narratives of Muslim Women

Sahar Ullah moderates Bushra Rehman, Nzinga Knight & Dana Dajani


5:15 PM           Art & Literature as Catalysts for Social Change

Chris Emdin moderates Sohail Daulatzai, Justin Mashouf & Bushra Rehman


6:15 PM           Concluding Remarks

The Muslim Protagonist Committee


6:20 PM         EVENING BREAK

Maghrib (6:02 PM)

Snacks, beverages

Book signings continue


8:00 PM          DOORS CLOSE