ID#: 995 Tue/Thus : Herndon : Wkshp: Understanding IslamophobiaUnderstanding Islamophobia in America in partnership with Georgetown University
This course examines the phenomenon of anti-Muslim prejudice and discrimination in four sessions, 10 hours total.
Students will learn about the history of the term “Islamophobia” and its earliest manifestations; its parallels with similar prejudices that have affected other groups through time; the primary mechanisms that drive Islamophobia in the United States; its emergence in both liberal and conservative discourse; its manifestations in mainstream and social media; and creative ways to counter it.
Tuesdays and Thursdays
6:00pm to 8:30pm
March 7,9,14 and 16
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