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CAIR-Florida to Co-Host Islamophobia Symposium



* Dr. Robert Pape, ‘Why the War on Terrorism is Heading South’
* Dr. Mohammed Nimer, Islamophobia & Anti-Americanism: An Action Agenda
* Dr. Aisha Musa, Islam in the popular media: The problem of pseudo-scholarship and misinformation

WHERE: Nova Southeastern University, Steele Auditorium in Terry Bldg. 19E, 3301 College Avenue, Ft Lauderdale, FL
WHEN: Saturday, June 30, 2007, 2 – 4:30 p.m.

RSVP: Free admission. Limited seating. RSVP mandatory at (954) 272-0490.

DR. ROBERT PAPE is a professor of political science at the University of Chicago specializing in international security affairs. His most recent book is dying to win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism (Random House, June 2005).

DR. MOHAMED NIMER is research director at the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Washington, DC. His research has focused on Muslim politics and development and the American Muslim experience. His most recent publication is the forthcoming edited volume “Islamophobia and Anti-Americanism: Causes and Remedies” (Amana Publications, 2007).

DR. AISHA MUSA is an Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies in the Department of Religious Studies at FIU. She received her PhD in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University. Her forthcoming book, “Hadith as Scripture,” explores the development of the doctrine of duality of revelation and issues surrounding the relative authority of the Quran and the Prophetic Traditions in Islam.

CONTACT: Altaf Ali, CAIR-FL Executive Director, Tel: 954-272-0490, Email:


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