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Islam and America: Citizenship and Democracy

Perpectives on a Post-9/11 World Series
Saturday, September 8, 2012 - 6:00am

In Part II of the Wisconsin Academy's "Perspectives on a Post-9/11 World" Academy Evenings event on September 11, 2011, three panelists reflect on the meaning of citizenship in America: Charles Cohen, UW–Madison professor of history and religious studies and director of the Lubar Institute for the Study of the Abrahamic Religions; Louise Cainkar, associate professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, Marquette University, and author of Homeland Insecurity: The Arab American Experience after 9/11; and Asifa Quraishi, assistant professor of law at UW–Madison.


Louise Cainkar is a sociologist in the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences at Marquette University. Her areas of expertise include Arab American studies, Muslim American studies, and immigrant communities, fields in which she has published extensively.

Charles L. Cohen came to UW-Madison in 1984, having taken his BA at Yale and his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley. He teaches and writes about colonial British North America and American religious history.

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