Bayan and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of California, Berkeley are collaborating on several initiatives, including this monthly virtual lecture series. Scholars and practitioners representing different disciplines and professions offer their insights on a range of topics pertaining to Muslim life in contemporary American contexts.
Building Community: The Prophetic Path of Faith and Service
Live Event on Sunday April 18, 2021 at 3PM PDT
Join the Bayan community nationwide in this blessed Ramadan gathering with a few of the leaders and scholars who are being trained and educated by amazing faculty members. These students are returning to their communities to work with members in faith formation for the nurturing of the next generation of Muslims. Learn more about how they are building up communities and how you can follow in their footsteps of Prophetic faith and service in contributing and leading your community.
An in-depth historical overview of Islam in BlackAmerica and the significance of that for all American Muslims today taught by Dr. Sherman Jackson. Dr. Jackson is the King Faisal Chair of Islamic Thought and Culture, and Professor of Religion and American Studies and Ethnicity at University of Southern California as well as a visiting faculty member at the Bayan Islamic Graduate School.