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2018 Chautauqua Season

2018 Interfaith Lecture Series: Hussein Rashid

Jul 10, 2018 2:00pm ‐ Jul 10, 2018 3:15pm



Hussein Rashid, PhD, is an adjunct faculty member in Barnard College’s Department of Religion. He teaches courses on Islam, and religion and popular culture.

The founder of islamicate, a consultancy focusing on religious literacy and cultural competency, Dr. Rashid’s research interests focus on representations of Muslims in American popular culture. He has published academic articles on music, comics, film and television, intra-Muslim racism, and digital humanities in the Study of Religion.

Hussein appears regularly on mainstream media, including the New York Times, Washington Post, and CNN.  He served as the lead content advisor for the Children’s Museum of Manhattan’s exhibit, America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far.


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