Lecture Series at SRJC

Islamophobia: Islam in the American Imagination (a lecture)

Below are some references to some links, reading and listening materials that May Kosba referenced or used in the Islamophobia lecture.  
Videos: 
1. Yassmin Abdel Maguid: What does my headscarf mean to you? TED Talk (the video we didn’t have time to play during presentation.)
2. Mehdi Hassan: Islam is a peaceful religion – Oxford Union
3. Unity Production Foundations: American Muslims facts versus fiction: https://www.upf.tv/films/american-muslim-facts/ 
4. Jack Shaheen: Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood vilifies a people https://vimeo.com/56687715 

Books:

1. Du Bois, W. E. B. The Souls of Black Folk.
2. Esposito, John L. and Ibrahim Kalin, Islamophobia: The Challenge of Pluralism in the 21st Century.
3. Cromer, Evelyn Baring, Modern Egypt, by the Earl of Cromer. 
4. GhaneaBassiri, Kambiz.  A History of Islam in America: From the New World to the New World Order.
5. Diouf, Sylviana A. Servants of Allah: African Muslims Enslaved in the Americas
6. Mamdani, Mahmood. Good Muslim, Bad Muslim: American, The Cold War, And The Roots of Terror.
7. Said, Edward W. Orientalism.
Reports:
1. Rand Corporation: Building Moderate Muslim Networks http://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/monographs/2007/RAND_MG574.pdf
2. Fear, Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/religion/reports/2011/08/26/10165/fear-inc/
3. Fear, Inc. 2.0: The Islamophobia Network’s Efforts to Manufacture Hate in America https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/religion/reports/2015/02/11/106394/fear-inc-2-0/
Articles:
1. Hatem Bazian, The Souls of Muslim Folk
2. Pamela Gellar, Litigation Jihad: Muslim Workers Sue Hertz Again, This Time for “Islamofauxbia”
3. Cheryl Benard, Five Pillars of Democracy: How the West Can Promote an Islamic Reformation http://www.rand.org/pubs/periodicals/rand-review/issues/spring2004/pillars.html
 
Organizations: (follow them on FB) 
1. The Bridge Initiative (Georgetown University) –  http://bridge.georgetown.edu/
2. Islamic Networks Group (ING) – https://ing.org/ 
3. Ta’leef Collective (Ustadh Usama Canon) – https://taleefcollective.org/

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