CFR Events Calendar

CFR Presents: SPOTLIGHT on ISLAMOPHOBIA series event, "Anti-Blackness, Islam and Islamophobia" panel (March 9, 2020)
Mar 9 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm


The Centre for Feminist Research is pleased to announce the next event in the

Spotlight on Islamophobia Event Series:


Anti-Blackness, Islam and Islamophobia

Date: Monday March 9, 2020
Time: 11:30 am -2:30 pm
Location: Founder’s College room 305;  York University, 4700 Keele St

Link to event:

By exploring the complex histories and expressions of Islam in Africa and Muslims of African origin, this lecture and workshop considers the intersections between Islamophobia, race and anti-blackness.

with panelists:

 Dr. Fatimah Jackson-Best, teaching in the Department of Anthropology; public health researcher specialises in mental health whose work focuses on communities in the Caribbean and Canada

Yusra Khogali, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto Chapter, artist, community organizer and educator

Hannah Ali, Graduate Student, Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies, York University

Dr. Zulfikar Hirji, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, specialises in the social and cultural expressions of Muslims in historical and contemporary contexts.

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Spotlight on Islamophobia-March 9 (2)