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.  
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 


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.
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/
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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