Swimming Upstream in the University of Life
Jameelah X. Medina, M. Ed., contributor to I Speak for Myself: American Women on Being Muslim, will talk about her experiences as a third-generation African American Muslim in mainstream society and in the Muslim community, before and post-9/11, with the focus on the shift that has taken place after 9/11. She will also discuss her experiences with post-9/11 airport culture and the politics of the headscarf in that space.
Thursday, September 22, 2011
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Seuss Room, Geisel Library Building
UC San Diego
Book signing after the event.
Copies available for $15
Refreshments will be served.
sponsored by: The Librarians Association of UCSD Committee on Diversity